GRINDING WHEN ACCELERATING

  • Tiny
  • 18mfc76
  • 2000 Citroen Saxo
  • manual
  • 70,000 miles

When I accelerate, I get a grinding noise coming from just under the bonnet on the drivers side. When I coast and take my foot off the accelerator, the noise stops but when I come to a complete stop, my car cuts out. When I parked, smoke appeared and smelt rubbery.

Thursday, January 6th, 2011 AT 11:06 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • Dave H
  • Expert
  • 13,547 posts

Check the serpentine (alternator/power steering) belt and tensioner

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Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 AT 9:53 AM

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