fiat ducato

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  1. herbies

    herbies Read Only Funster

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    the engine on my fiat ducato 2.4 diesel is making a whineing whistle type noise
    the questions are:

    doesnt seem to be getting worse

    a,should i worry

    b,is it the fan belt (and should i always carry a spare just in case)

    C, is it something else????

    thanks
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    if it is the belt it can be confirmed by sprinkling a little talcum powder in the belt.
    If the noise stops, it's the belt.

    Not sure if yours is turbo charged, but that can make a whistling noise which changes pitch with engine speed.

    Could also be a bearing on the alternator, water pump or belt tensioner.
     
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    Sounds like you have a leak on the aftercooler, is it worse under load.

    If so you just need to tighten the hose clips up a bit.
     
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    Had a similar problem on my van. The top inter cooler hose had a small split in it. It had rubbed against the top of the radiator. Hope you get it sorted
     
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