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850 Turbo Off But Still Makes Noise

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850 Turbo Off But Still Makes Noise

Post by Paddler » Sun Mar 06, 2016 8:16 pm

1995 Turbo Wagon. With engine off, something keeps running. Sounds like a bad alternator bearing, but it isn't running. What are some of the things it could be? Terry

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Re: 850 Turbo Off But Still Makes Noise

Post by tryingbe » Sun Mar 06, 2016 8:38 pm

Idle Air Control Motor.
85 GLH, 367 whp
00 Insight, 72 mpg

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Re: 850 Turbo Off But Still Makes Noise

Post by polskamafia mjl » Mon Mar 07, 2016 7:41 pm

Can you tell roughly wear the sound is coming from?
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Re: 850 Turbo Off But Still Makes Noise

Post by abscate » Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:22 am

Get out your MVS engine stethoscope, order able here for 19.99+ SH in your car colour, and put one end in your ear and hunt around with the other until you find the noise and locate it.

The stethoscope looks a lot like a 1 meter piece of Tygon tubing but don't be fooled by cheap,reproductions at Ypur local hardware store
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