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I have a '82 911 sc targa. I just had the belts replaced, last month. The other day when I started it up, there was a banging noise, sounded like a tin can being kicked down the street, coming from what seemed to be the fan or housing. After about 5-8 minutes, it stopped, and everything was fine. What could it be?

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EITHER A FAN BLADE HITTING THE COWLING OR A LOOSE NUT OR STONE GOT IN THERE AND GOT KNOCKED AROUND. HAVE THE GUYS WHO DID YOUR BELTS GIVE IT A CHECK OVER.- EVEN EXPERTS LEAVE TOOLS AND PARTS WHERE THEY SHOULDN'T .

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Hello:
I would carefully inspect all areas of your fan and housing. My only guess is perhaps a bolt or nut wasn't properly secured, or a foreign object was left in there by accident, and it ended up getting tossed around a bit

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