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Author Topic: 2005 1.9tdi ford gaalaxy  (Read 1833 times)

Offline lawrence

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2005 1.9tdi ford gaalaxy
« on: September 22, 2016, 09:27:53 PM »
HI ,
I need some advice regarding noise when inputting left and right turns and also while engine is idling , noise seems to be  coming from steering pump. On further investigation it appeared to me that the tensioner for the drive belt was moving excessively indicating
a weak tensioner spring ,fitted new tensioner but no improvement with the same amount of movement on new tensioner.

Next I fitted a second hand steering pump ,also with no improvement .

The noise goes away as I bring up the revs.

I have checked the other pulleys for play ,alternator and A/C the seem fine.

Could the cluth pulley on alternator be causing this problem.

thanks for any help

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Re: 2005 1.9tdi ford gaalaxy
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2016, 10:12:50 PM »
Sounds VERY much like the alternator clutch. There is a how-to in the ref library for checking it as it should freewheel in one direction and I would suspect yours won't!
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Re: 2005 1.9tdi ford gaalaxy
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2016, 10:29:24 PM »
Without doubt it's the overrunning alternator pulley,mine had exact same problem when I bought it the pulley was seize for solid. I also had vibration through steering when going lock to lock at idle.