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Re: Name that I-5 noise!
Ken Keith wrote:
> I second that diagnosis. I had the same warbling sound before,
> didn't we describe it as a turkey sound, was that another thread?
> Anyway, I speculated that the shaft on my new replacement water
> pump stuck out further than the original one, and was actually
> making contact with the inside of the timing belt cover. I spaced
> my cover out with some washers, and the noise was minimized if
> not banished. I forget if it went completely away.
That is exactly what happened to me. It turned out to be the wrong water
pump. It was labelled with the right number. I got another one and the
pulley was mounted in about 5mm's and matched the oldest pump exactly.