Ford Fiesta what causes noise when gear in neutral but not when clutch engaged

2000 Ford Fiesta Problem

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CarFord Fiesta
Year2000
Ownermaggie_mf
Posted12/08/2012
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Noise when in neutral but not when clutch engaged- input shaft bearing
Problem Category
Gearbox & Clutch

Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres


Solution 1
Tez 66 | Driver | Since: Dec 2009 | Posts: 1 | Fixes: 91 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Could be a noisy clutch release bearing.


Posted on Sunday 12th of August 2012
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Solution 2
B_w_evans | Driver | Since: Aug 2012 | Posts: 2 | Fixes: 4 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Does sound like thrust bearing, but I once had a Sierra that had a dodgy idler gear in the gear box.


Posted on Monday 13th of August 2012
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Solution 3
wiggy4170 | Driver | Since: Jan 2009 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 425 | View Garage
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most likely the gearbox but check to see if it has plenty of oil in it first




Posted on Monday 13th of August 2012
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