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 Post subject: el noise
Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:07 pm 
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hey guys, since i had the dash out in my el the dash makes a high pitched noise not sure how to describe it but it can be easily drowned out by turning the volume up. I would prefeer if i didn't have to do this because turning the volume up makes convosations more difficult to be held. As i'm already half deaf from being around farm equipment from a young age and never wearing hear protection.

just want to know what it could be, and it only makes the noise while the motor is running

Cheers Mitch

ps seems to come from passenger side of the dash

 

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 Post subject: Re: el noise
Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:17 pm 
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vacuum leak from CC unit.

 

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 Post subject: Re: el noise
Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:18 pm 
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so the dash will have to be removed again?

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:29 pm 
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Try pulling the cc unit out and see if its that

 

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 Post subject: Re: el noise
Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:31 pm 
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so it'll be at the actual unit?

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:35 pm 
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i had the same problem. the hose behind the CC unit came out from down where all the vacuum hoses connected together. i put a dab of super glue on it, you can get to it by removing the glove box, it wasnt easy though

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:33 pm 
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oh ok, thanks mate i'll do it tonight when it's cooler,

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 3:41 pm 
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how do i go about removing the glove box by itself?

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:14 pm 
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got it fixed thanks fellas

 

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Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:16 pm 
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was it the initial problem?

 

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Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:17 pm 
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yepp, was the vac line behind the glove box,

 

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