Citroen Relay engine sound

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Euanatkinson
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Citroen Relay engine sound

Post by Euanatkinson »

Hi, bought a relay 2011 2,2 hdi to convert into a camper. Has a whining/ whistling sound on acceleration which gets worse higher revs, not always there but comes and goes.

I’m thinking the turbo needs replacing

Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks

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Re: Citroen Relay engine sound

Post by GiveMeABreak »

It may not be as catastrophic as that.

All turbos make some noise as they 'spool up', but if it whistling louder, then it could also be caused by the following:- a Turbo Boost, air or vacuum leak, a hose with a split in it, an overboost fault or damage to the compressor wheel.

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Re: Citroen Relay engine sound

Post by Amigoo33 »

Find a source first!