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2.0 Fsi sounding like a diesel

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by jolly14, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. jolly14

    jolly14 Member

    Oct 7, 2009
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    Hey Guys,

    My father has an a4 2.0fsi which he says sometimes sounds like a diesel on start up and that noise seems to get worse when he backs up his drive, he has had a service done on it a little while back so we just dont know whats up with it :ermm:

    Many thanks Jay
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  3. Tooks

    Tooks Active Member

    Feb 20, 2006
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    Seized alternator clutc pulley? Mine used to make a hell of a racket, especially when reversing with lock on for some reason.

    It sounds daft, but they make any engine sound and run terribly. An alternator is a very high torque bit of kit.
    #2 Tooks, Aug 15, 2011
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