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    when i switch off the engine in my 1.8sxi theres this noise from the dashboard area and sounds like a ufo on shutdown!,its always been there but does anybody else have a veccy that sounds like a ufo?

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    do you have sat nav or a cd in the player?
    they are a delayed shut down after key extracted.
    hth

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    Quote Originally Posted by bat30 View Post
    when i switch off the engine in my 1.8sxi theres this noise from the dashboard area and sounds like a ufo on shutdown!,its always been there but does anybody else have a veccy that sounds like a ufo?
    mine does the same but I think the noise comes from under the bonnet,, No sat nav, or cd in use.

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    I think it may be the power steering pump shutting off, mine does it too

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    mines a 1.8 sri sat nav and i know the sound your're talking about, when i turn off the ignition it sounds like a jet engine winding down (not as loud obviously) lol..........i think it's cool, i often wandered what it was

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    If you've got a CD70, apparently there is a cooling fan in the back of it. Maybe that's what you're hearing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
    If you've got a CD70, apparently there is a cooling fan in the back of it. Maybe that's what you're hearing.
    Ive heard this, it sounds like a computr running...

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    Yes you are right my sri 150 does the same and guess what i thought it was like a electric
    arieal going up and down but then dealers told me it is my rear suspension going up and down like a c4 picaso

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    Quote Originally Posted by Driver0069 View Post
    Yes you are right my sri 150 does the same and guess what i thought it was like a electric
    arieal going up and down but then dealers told me it is my rear suspension going up and down like a c4 picaso
    You must have the hydraulic 'Pimp' suspension optional extra on yours...

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    Cheers penfold you got it in one

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