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    diesel sounds awful

    as above. Problem sometimes goes away, but at the moment feels lumpy and turbo doesn't sound like its kicking in. Any reasons or remedies to stop my astra sounding like a transit?????

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    ahh the wonderful sound of a diesel.... i like hehe

    erm sound proof your engine bay and bulk head but other than that, thats how diesels sound i'm afraid lol

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    if you want to make a diesel quieter the best method is to turn it off



    Sorry, but had to say it

    As above... chuck as much sound proofing at it as you can find, and get the engine serviced if it hasnt been done for a while

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    I think serrvice is the right way about it. When it runs properly, its not all that bad, but this is a terrible, proper transit van noise, which makes me think something may be wrong?

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    is it when the engine is cold that it makes the pro'er trac'r sound?

    if it is i wouldnt worry about it.

    I have driven a 120 8v CDti in a vectra and they are miles away for throttle response and driving compared to my baby 1600 twinport


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    its not just when its cold. I ran the engine to temp and it still happened

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    Sorry couldn't resist.

    When was it last serviced? Have you tried that performance deisel thats on forecourts now? If so has it had any effect?

    What engine is it? 1.9CDTI 16v / 8v 1.7CDTI 16v 1.3CDTI Is there a DPF fitted?
    Its a jam thing

    Haec credam a deo pio, a deo justo, a deo scito?



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    diesel's sounds great they are load but sounds great when you floor them
    Mk4 ASTRA 1.7DTI Estate On 126K Miles Now 127k 11/10/2008 - - 129K 28/11/2008 - - 130k 04/01/2009 -- Now 138k 08/05/2009 Now 142k and a broken Diff -- 144K

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave234 View Post
    diesel's sounds great they are load but sounds great when you floor them
    Yus! Give this man a medal! Couldn't agree more.

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    you could try servicing as mentioned then put in some engine additive like slick 50 etc im not sure which is the best one to go for tho so probably worth asking around on here

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