1.6 petrol engin scraping noise
2005 Citroen Xsara Picasso Desire

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Colin
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Jul 15, 2021 (1 week ago)
When the engin idels there is a scraping noise comming from the front of the engin. I have replaced the aux drive delt, idler and tensioner but no change to the sound. Any ideas?

Car details
Car: Citroen Xsara Picasso
Variant: Desire
Model Year: 2005
Category: Engine & Drivetrain
Gearbox & Clutch
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whittingehame
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20,016 points

Jul 15, 2021 (1 week ago)
Water pump ? or if applicable to your engine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JX1Aqdt9534
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Colin
Driver
1 points

Jul 15, 2021 (1 week ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
Water pump ? or if applicable to your engine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JX1Aqdt9534
Timing belt and water pump replaced about 3500 miles back, so that should still be good. The sound is more like an intermittent scraping sound, not whining.
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