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Old 11-08-2006, 05:22 PM
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Ive never had anyone specifically explain to me why diesels make the little squeak when u shutem off. Anyone have a technical explanation? Just trivial knowledge I like to know. Thanks in advance.
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Old 11-08-2006, 05:59 PM
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Ive never had anyone specifically explain to me why diesels make the little squeak when u shutem off. Anyone have a technical explanation? Just trivial knowledge I like to know. Thanks in advance.
Little squeek?
Um, probably the turbo winding down but mine doesn't squeek exactly...
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Old 11-10-2006, 08:40 AM
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It is the compression of the diesel motor stopping the crank from turning immediatly, with everything else still turning (all the pulleys) so you'll get a little squeak from the belt on the crank pulley when you shut it off. Hope this explains it for you.
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Its the hampster that runs in the cage under the hood beepbeepbeepbeepbeepin at you cause you made him stop running!!
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Its the hampster that runs in the cage under the hood beepbeepbeepbeepbeepin at you cause you made him stop running!!
only in powerstrokes.....lol
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Little squeek?
Um, probably the turbo winding down but mine doesn't squeek exactly...
Surely youve heard it on semis and other diesels before. Ive heard it on alot of motors.
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I havent' heard it on mine, but my buddy's truck same year/engine does it.
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