High pitch

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zippy
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High pitch

Post by zippy » Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:30 pm

Is it normal to hear a high pitch noise coming from the bonnet after turning off engine?
I am thinking its a fan?

Goes off after a short while. Can someone just confirm?

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elevenses
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Re: High pitch

Post by elevenses » Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:37 pm

Take a look. Sounds a reasonable assumption....


vectra
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Re: High pitch

Post by vectra » Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:00 pm

Electric handbrake activating?
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Smiffy
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Re: High pitch

Post by Smiffy » Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:53 pm

Yes, I've noticed this if for some reason I stay in the car after turning the engine off. It's a quiet, as you say high-pitched whine - definitely not the main cooling fan. It seems to go on for about a minute or so. I've assumed it might be something in thwe aircon system 'winding down', bu that's just a wild guess.


foz
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Re: High pitch

Post by foz » Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:33 pm

Yes, same here and it's really annoying.
https://www.atecaforums.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=3187
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