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Whistler???
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Hi everyone,

Got a 2008 blingo SXi here in Turkey with what sound like a I a parrot near the rear passenger seat.

Periodically just after start up when starting to pull away the bloody parrot whistles? just a single note just like someone whistling over my shoulder.

Is this some secret warnig sound, or do I have a parrot or poltergeist in the car??

Does anyone else experience this or is old age sneaking up?

Be glad to hear others opinions

Confusedunny::brickwall:
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Could it be a build up of dust in the rear brakes?Confusedcratch:
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(14-08-2013, 09:11 PM)ron Wrote:  Could it be a build up of dust in the rear brakes?Confusedcratch:
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Thanks for your suggestion, but It's unlikley to be that since all drums and calipers were off recently as part of a service.

The sound is uncannily like a single whistle (wish I could describe it better) It has become a bit of a joke with the missus and I.

Could be associated with the air con, which is used most of the time, but the sound seems to come from the rear: maybe from one of the rear speakers?

But no warning lights, or error codes so seems to be a fairly minor thing.

Call it character until the solution is found :eek:
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#4
Are the drive belts clean/unglazed?
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(14-08-2013, 09:27 PM)ron Wrote:  Are the drive belts clean/unglazed?

See where you are coming from: bit of slippage perhaps. Now that's worth a look!

Will take a look tomorrow and get back.

Thanks for your thoughts on the mystery.

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#6
Is your seat belt fastened properly ?
So where does this bit go then ?
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(14-08-2013, 10:44 PM)ffrenchie Wrote:  Is your seat belt fastened properly ?

Do you think it's a passing police officer trying to alert his attention? Not every time, surely? :whistle:
Somedays you're the pigeon, Somedays you're the statue.
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(15-08-2013, 07:15 AM)steve valentine Wrote:  
(14-08-2013, 10:44 PM)ffrenchie Wrote:  Is your seat belt fastened properly ?

Do you think it's a passing police officer trying to alert his attention? Not every time, surely? :whistle:

It might be his conscience, the little one on his shoulder Wink


So where does this bit go then ?
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#9
Is it not just the turbo whistling?
I know that sometimes my Blingo makes quite an audible whistle as I pull away in low revs.
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