my weird engine rattle - SOLVED!

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by Jacob Suter, May 1, 2005.

  1. Jacob Suter

    Jacob Suter Guest

    Finally got my 01 Santa Fe GLS V6 into the shop...

    The sound I feared was cam related was apparently a bad idler on the
    timing belt tensioner. Much relief was had by all except the dealer
    mechanic who was probably hoping to make a lot more hours off this job.
    If all goes well I'll be picking it up Monday afternoon...

    The 900-miles-on-the-odometer rental 2005 Neon definetly made me
    appreciate my Santa Fe again ;)

    Jacob Suter, May 1, 2005
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  2. Jacob Suter

    crowoman Guest

    That's great! What did the noise sound like? I need to learn as much
    about the Santa Fe's as possible!
    crowoman, May 1, 2005
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  3. Jacob Suter

    Guest Guest

    Whatever it sounded like, I am sure it sounded Unusual! The Santa Fe's
    don't make too many sounds as a whole!
    Guest, May 2, 2005
  4. Jacob Suter

    crowoman Guest

    Really? Mine makes a whirling's quite's not
    quiet - at least I don't feel it is quiet.
    crowoman, May 2, 2005
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