120 d Whistling noise

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120 d Whistling noise

Post by Anchorman 2 » Thu May 17, 2018 8:40 am

:?: :?: My 120d sport has just started making a whistling noise it gets louder on acceleration there doesn't seem to be a great loss of performance so i don't think the turbo has gone pop?? 120,000 miles on the clock 🤗

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Re: 120 d Whistling noise

Post by marco_polo » Thu May 17, 2018 9:04 am

Turbo about to go pop.

When the bearings wear out, the fan blades start touching the sides of the housing, which makes the whistling/siren noises.
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Re: 120 d Whistling noise

Post by Anchorman 2 » Thu May 17, 2018 2:01 pm

Thanks for the info so is a new turbo needed?? And how long can i run the car as it is?? It's only just started 😀👍

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Re: 120 d Whistling noise

Post by Ogb666 » Fri May 18, 2018 10:00 am

Anchorman 2 wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 2:01 pm
Thanks for the info so is a new turbo needed?? And how long can i run the car as it is?? It's only just started 😀👍
Mine was doing the same at 120k I got a reconditioned one from London turbos in Romford for £327.when the old one was removed there was quite a bit of play back and forth

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Re: 120 d Whistling noise

Post by HaiderGill » Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:24 pm

TBH I’d just get OE Mitsubishi one from Eurocarparts.
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