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Transit 61 plate 155 T350 RWD LWBWhen driving at low speeds…

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Transit 61 plate 155 T350 RWD LWBWhen driving at low speeds around town I can hear a rotating/sucking noise similar to the noise made by a turbocharger. When the throttle is pressed the noise accelerates and then de-celerates but not at the speed of the engine. At certain revolutions the noise I can hear appears to be hunting i.e. the speed goes up and down with no pressing of the accelerator. The van drives well and there is no loss of power. When cold and at low revs there is a lot of ticking noise as heard on very old diesel engines (such as tractors) but once warm and at higher road speeds, 70 mph, the engine sounds perfect. Any idea what the problem might be or is this normal?

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

I have just bought the van. The noise is coming from the engine compartment on the driver's side.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '61 Ford?

From the logbook,155 T350 RWD 2.2 litre

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Not fixing anything yet as I am not sure of the problem. Any advice to get more information to pinpoint where the noise is coming from?

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No, that's all the information I have at the moment.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: UK Car
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I am sorry no one has responded yet. I know you must be thinking " I have been taken or this is a scam" Neither are the case. Sometimes there are more questions than we can get to and we just keep getting farther and farther behind. Sometimes what a customer asks, no experts online are confident there answer will be good enough. Is there any more information you can add to your concern or is there another concern you may have that we could answer instead?

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