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    Got an unusual "squelchy" noise that appears to come from the front of the centre console (but I imagine it is from the engine bay). It is noticeable when the car is idling cos it is very quiet but I noticed it. If the car is running the engine noise drowns it out. It is a "squelchy" noise that sounds a bit like when the needle gets to the end of a record and skips on the last groove. Only lasts for about a second but ocurs every 5 - 10 seconds.

    Anyone have a clue what it might be?

    It reminds me of these automatic aerosol air fresheners in pub toilets that activate every 5 minutes or so and give a skoosh of air freshener.

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    No-one else experienced this one?

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    Just a wild guess: the flap that activates the air recirculation might be stuck and repeatedly trying to move.

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    Good call Jezzy.

    When I press the air recirculation button I get a click but previously I used to hear the flap slap into place. Will investigate, Cheers.

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