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Old 12-02-2005, 10:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Weird noise

I am hearing a constant whistling noise from the engine of my 316I SE. The noise does not get louder when I accelerate.

I've uploaded a video, you can hear the noise but the quality is not that great. Listen carefully for the noise in the background.

http://media.putfile.com/noise86

I only bought the car yesterday, and I don't think it was making that noise when I test drove it. Either that or I may not have noticed it. (Can only hear it when outside of the car)

Any ideas what is wrong? (if anything)

Thanks.

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Old 12-02-2005, 01:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It could just be the quality of your audio recording, but I don't hear anything weird.
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Old 12-02-2005, 02:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It seems to have stopped now. I have 3 months warrenty on it, so if it happens again I guess I will just ask the garage to fix it. Thanks for your response.
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