I have a rattling noise which seems to be.

Tiny
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  • 2003 CITROEN PICASSO
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Hi, I have a rattling noise which seems to be coming from the drivers side somewhere around where the pilleys are I think.I dont have to top up with water so I assume its not the water pump. The rattling noise is there when stationary and when moving.
could you please give me a rough indication of what it might be and also how much it would cost to repair?
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Monday, March 11th, 2013 AT 2:39 PM

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Tiny
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IT could be many things. Remove the belt and check all the belt driven accessories to see if there is a problem with one of them.

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Monday, March 11th, 2013 AT 2:42 PM
Tiny
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Hi thanks for your swift reply,
is it easy to take the belt off, do I need to align anything up first,
if we assumed it was the crank pulley gone is it an expensive repair?

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Monday, March 11th, 2013 AT 3:09 PM
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There is nothing to align when you remove the accessory belt. As far as the crank pulley, I don't think that would make a rattle.

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Monday, March 11th, 2013 AT 3:35 PM
Tiny
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Ok, many thanks for the advise.
I wonder if it would be ok to carry on driving for a few days until I get it booked into a garage, or should I not drive it. There is no loss of power and drives fine apart from the rattle?

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Monday, March 11th, 2013 AT 3:57 PM
Tiny
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It is hard for me to answer that. I have no idea what the noise is coming from.

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Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 AT 12:28 AM

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