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Old 28th June 2010, 00:11   #1
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Default Ritz: High Pitched Whining

Hi All,
I have a week and half old Ritz VXi Petrol. Just wanted to check with other Ritz owners out there if the high pitched sound while accelerating through the gears is normal.
Also I hear a very slight tappet like sound from the engine when idle. Depending on the response I may have to speak to the dealership regarding the same.
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Old 28th June 2010, 15:55   #2
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Please speak to your dealer. I don't own a Ritz but happened to drive my cousin's a couple of times. Neither of those sounds were heard in his petrol Ritz.
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A slight tappet sound is pretty much normal in most cars, but do get the "high pitched sound while accelerating" checked as it could be a leak or crack in the air-box which houses the air filter and is directly connected to the air intake.

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The high pitched whining during acceleration is usually the belt, troubleshooting is check if the noise persists when AC On /Off, if it goes off when the Ac is off then the issue is not with the AC belt, else it is, since its a new car you just might need to adjust the tension of the belt.

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