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    since i fitted new alternator and 18''inch alloys the car engine is noisey on running like a tapping noise that pics up with revs and acceleration seems very slow (seems to take ages to spool up nearly 2500rpm) only way i can describe it is the car just feels heavy .does anybody have any ideas.
    (oh and handbrake seems to not go down properly got to push it back down instead of spring). TA

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    hi mate after my car had dmf done i have same noise on acceleration.

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    would imagine my dmf needs doin but its only happened since new alternator

    ps am i on my own in thinking the dmf is in line for most stupid invention ever

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    bump

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    i didn't manage to find out what noise was either.

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    its annoying now only does it under load so cant listen for it and its gettin worse it sounds like a rattly old 3 cylinder engine

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    Might sound daft, but have you checked your oil ???

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    yeah using shell helix its only slightly over full (numpty at garage) just wondering as i change alternator if it could be tensioner as a friends old mondeo made same noise like a dry tappit then it went and it was his tensioner it has also developped a slight squeek under load bely slip in 1st and second

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