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Loud Whistling Noise from the Engine

>     When I start my engine up first thing in the morn' I get a rather
> obnoxious noise that I can't pinpoint to a specific part of the engine.
> Engine starts right up and when it comes down from the initial starting rev
> it makes a whistling noise, low pitched noise.  When I give a little gas the
> noise gets louder and higher pitched, and it's fairly loud.  Sounds like a
> train whistle.

Crank oil seal.  Does it go away if you pull the dipstick?

It's usually a turbo phenomenon, but it's theoretically possible on

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi quattro Owners Club
 Phone +44 7785 302803  Fax +44 870 0883933