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Old 4th July 2018, 07:42 PM
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Default Whining noise in the cabin

So.. I have this kind of whining noise in the car.

It varies in frequency with the engine rpm and also seems to get less audible the more I push the throttle at a constant rpm.

Its not LOUD, so if I listen to the radio I cant hear it, but its still annoying..

If I turn AC off (push econ button) the noise disappears, so..

More likely to be the AC compressor itself or a pulley somewhere ?

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Old 4th July 2018, 09:35 PM
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It's not the Mrs, is it?











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Old 5th July 2018, 08:16 AM
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in warm weather I've found the radiator fan runs at quiet high RPM with the AC on that can cause more noise in the cabin, but that is a constant sound that does not vary.
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Old 5th July 2018, 02:58 PM
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Its a common problem - mine had had it since I bought it and is to do with HVAC fans/flaps which, apparently, requires a fair amount of work to replace. There is a thread which I contibuted to so ill see if I can find it.
Edit: This thread touches on it but it does refer to earlier posts on the subject.

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Old 4th October 2018, 06:26 PM
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Mine does this. Does my nut in. Was the last thing I thought of. Id messed with everything before I switched the HVAC off and boom. Silence.
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Old 4th October 2018, 06:47 PM
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The commonest whining noise is the auxiliary coolant pump, but that stays on even if the HVAC is off so it's not that (for a change!).
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