Vibration in 2001 3L Tdi Patrol

Submitted: Wednesday, Aug 27, 2003 at 16:41
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I know this has been asked and answered before, but I cant find the previous posts. I have a 2001 3.0 L Turbo diesel Patrol and there is a vibration that occurs whilst driving...
I comes and goes, and doesnt seem to be at any particular level of revs, but if i Accelerate hard, it seems worse..
It sounds like it is coming from under the dash somewhere, towards the middle is my guess.
Does any one have any suggestions/solutions ?
Thanks,
Josh
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Reply By: crowie - Wednesday, Aug 27, 2003 at 21:31

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2003 at 21:31
Joshua

Have have the same vehicle only a 2000 model. I have similar problem I think in a similar place though i wouldn't call it a vibration. Mine is more like a 'chirping" sound that comes and goes. Was driving me nuts but now I just ignore it when it comes back.

One thing to check out is the plastic intercooler cover - if its not seated correctly it will vibrate and bang on other parts. If some apprentice has been servicing your vehicle there is always a chance it hasn't been tightened back up.

good luck
crowie
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Reply By: Member - Bill- Thursday, Aug 28, 2003 at 09:46

Thursday, Aug 28, 2003 at 09:46
Do you have a passenger airbag? Rattling in this area was fixed in my 2002 under warranty.Regds

Bill
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