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Dreamer 03-31-2014 08:05 PM

Worrying Whistle
On occasion when I decelerate my2014 CRD with my foot of the throttle I can hear a whistling sound. It appears to be coming from the front end and stops as soon as I put my foot back on the throttle. Only happens randomly hence is difficult to duplicate for the service manger. Should I be worried?......

Benn0 03-31-2014 08:24 PM

Re: Worrying Whistle
Turbo hose?

allypally 03-31-2014 09:07 PM

Re: Worrying Whistle
As Benno highlighted, Sounds like the Turbo Hose.

ENFORCER 03-31-2014 10:22 PM

Re: Worrying Whistle
Mine was doing the same, but also under light acceleration and it was a split turbo hose.
Are you down on power ?

Dreamer 03-31-2014 11:52 PM

Haven't noticed a decrease in power but you have to consider I traded a Nissan patrol with the 2.8L motor for the jeep.....way more powerful than the patrol

Benn0 04-01-2014 12:26 AM

Re: Worrying Whistle
I have also read of missing clamps on the hoses joining the turbo resonator (the black plastic bit above the radiator).

The big fat hoses running to an from that contain pressurised air from the turbo.

ENFORCER 04-01-2014 12:48 AM

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I should have said, rather than down on power, does the car feel lazy ?
It felt like the boost would not come on as strong as it did before, it felt like a flatspot or turbo lag.

Zillajnr 04-01-2014 08:35 AM

Re: Worrying Whistle
Enforcer, do you know exactly where and what turbo hose was split on yours?

ENFORCER 04-01-2014 04:37 PM

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I did not see which one it was, but they told me it was the one between the turbo and intercooler

Dreamer 04-01-2014 04:44 PM

Thanks everyone for the feedback....I will book into get the service crew to have a look at it...

Dreamer 04-01-2014 04:51 PM

Booked in for this Friday to have the whistle looked at....TSB's done....fix the brake lights...fix the 12 volt outlet in the cubby...fix the torch

mattw1992 04-01-2014 08:29 PM

Funny you mention this. I have a similar whistle to that in exact same circumstances. But mine is 3.6 petrol.

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