Date: 15 Aug 2004 14:10:17 -0600
From: andrewunix <agreenbunospamnet>
Subject: Re: NG 900SE vacumm sound at startup  ?

Sun, 15 Aug 2004 07:53:29 GMT, suggested: : When I start my car I hear what appears to be a vacuum (Hoover) sound in the : engine compartment that lasts for about 4-5 mins then shuts itself off : ...any idea what this is ? it doesn't matter what time of day or the temp : outside is doesn't really bug me ..its just rather loud and I noticed : it a few months ago ....Thanks. That's probably the secondary air injection pump. They started using that on some of the NG 900s to get better emissions. It should be right in front of the front LH wheel well. You should be able to get to it by taking off the splash guard (maybe 7 or 8 bolts, IIRC). Has it always been loud or has it gotten loud recently? I had one die on me after it started getting noisy; it seized up and started putting so much load on the car that it would die. Had to pull the fuse for it until I got around to replacing it. -- agreenbu Return to Main Index

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