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Engine whistle

Discussion in 'General Technical / How To' started by vts, Mar 1, 2007.

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    hi i have a A6 1.8CVT 2001 (51) 76,000miles that has a whistle like wind blowing over a bottle at 1000rpm cold and 1500rpm hot and its there all the time and im stuck 4 ideas? as i say it sounds like wind over a bottle crossed with an owl! any ideas?:wtf:
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    Is this not just normal turbo whistle?

    How long have you had the car?
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    Caesium My BM is fixed!

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    So you just get this noise while idling?
    Does it happen when stationary or when moving?

    Meatychi, the turbo won't whistle at idle on any car.
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    Im getting something like this at the mo when cold, sounds like someone is hoovering the engine bay for about 30 seconds when I start the engine then nothing :shrug:
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    Sorry I didn't read properly! Mental note to myself!
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    its all the time hot and cold and when moving or on rev hold over 1500rpm its not turbo whistle it sounds like a drunk owl under the dash
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    maybe its your air con then! Is it coming from behind your centre console and under the dash?

    Mine makes a funny whirring sound.
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    it sounds like under the dash but if i turn everything off its still there!
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