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Air con rattles

After long search of almost two years (yes two years) and much saving up I finally got my hands on a really nice TT this week, and l love it ! I have bought a June 2003, 225 black TT with 21,000 miles on the clock, one local female owner from new. The car apart from the odd scuff expected of a car of this age is exceptionally well cared for and i am very pleased however.............................. I have what i think may be an electrical problem and i wondered if you were able to help. basically i was out for a drive earlier today and the air conditioner (even when it is off) sounds like its on, its a kind of "rattle noise" and at first i didnt think too much of it, but then something really strange happened, the radio which i also had switched off somehow the noise of the engine started to come through the left front speaker ! Ive heard this kind of thing before when my dad had an old ford cortina in the seventies and the aerial picked up the engine noise. anyway, i stopped the car, turned off the ignition and when i turned the engine on again it seemed okay and it stopped but then happened again further down the road, i did the same stopped the car and when i carried on it went again. i am no expert in cars let alone TT's but i think there is some sort of fault between the air con and the radio, im sure this isnt normal and would be very grateful if you could make any suggetsions. kindest regards

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  • 0198gary Jul 07, 2008

    Thanks very much for your help, i think you are right about the radio connection as the speaker was intermittent today on the left suggesting a faulty connection, i think i should be okay from here.

    kind regards




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My friend i don't like ford they are fix or repair daily or find on the rouad dead f.o.r.d, how ever it sounds like u have two diffrent problems the bushing on the air con is what is making the noise and the radio is a bad contact of the radio not two of the same but two problems. for the nosie install a new compressor, the speaker noise try finding that loose ground wire or install a new radio. and next time if i was you i would shop for the car like a rock, gmc period.

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