2010 Vauxhall Meriva 1.7 cdti
Sounds like air coming from underneath car like the sound of letting a balloon down

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Emma
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Problem added: Oct 14, 2020 (1 week ago)
Last couple of days I have started the car and there has been a sound on the right side inside like the sound of a distant hoover! Also on the outside sounds like air coming from somewhere like the sound of a balloon been let down.

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Car: Vauxhall Meriva
Variant: 1.7 cdti
Model Year: 2010
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whittingehame
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Oct 14, 2020 (1 week ago)
Without hearing it , hard to advise . One possibility is the engine regenerating which it does every so often and when it's doing this it causes engine sound to change , cooling fans to come on amongst other actions .
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Emma
Driver
1 points

Oct 14, 2020 (1 week ago)
O know o need a new fuel sender unit as it plays up I ran out of diesel yesterday in middle of the road and the electric handbrake wouldn't turn off but after a while figured out how to do it with the brake .ever since then the sound has appeared .
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whittingehame
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Oct 14, 2020 (1 week ago)
From what you have said , the only thing I can think off is the noise of the parking brake operating .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r3uZm74748
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Emma
Driver
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Oct 14, 2020 (1 week ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
From what you have said , the only thing I can think off is the noise of the parking brake operating .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r3uZm74748
Deffinatley not that,only way I can describe the sound is lots of air escaping from a balloon or the sound of an oxygen mask
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whittingehame
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Oct 14, 2020 (1 week ago)
Could possibly be a noise from the turbo or a hose .
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Emma
Driver
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Oct 14, 2020 (1 week ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
Could possibly be a noise from the turbo or a hose .
Thankyou
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