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    hey guys just have a quick question !
    ive noticed over the past few weeks that my cars developed a what can only be described as a churping sound coming from round the altenator area, ive been told it could be either the bearings on the said part or a pulley is ready for going..
    could anybody enlighten me on this wierd noise and a solution to it cheers ste
    ps its a cdti 150

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    If it's a 'twittering' sound, when cold, which goes as the engine warms up it'slikely to be the Auxiliary belt (pulley and/or tensioner).

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    thanks for the reply, i can really only hear it when its warm so god knows

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    Quote Originally Posted by supersteve_75 View Post
    thanks for the reply, i can really only hear it when its warm so god knows
    maybe a trip to lookers is what it needs
    Last edited by supersteve_75; 21st November 2010 at 14:56. Reason: spelling

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    my garage fixed it, by changing the alternator and aux belt, covered by warranty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by david.aka.judas View Post
    my garage fixed it, by changing the alternator and aux belt, covered by warranty.
    ok cheers judas ! is it possible to buy just the pulleys and belt ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by supersteve_75 View Post
    ok cheers judas ! is it possible to buy just the pulleys and belt ?
    http://www.eurocarparts.com/ecp/c/Va...b533478a3&DBLT

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    Quote Originally Posted by supersteve_75 View Post
    maybe a trip to lookers is what it needs

    Anywhere but Lookers LOL

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