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hi guy's i have 98 mondy ghia x with 148,888 on the clock and it has a weird problem when i start it up from cold it make a sort of rubbing on plastic noise (tapping/rattling noise)but when it is warm it stops. I will try and get a recording of it.
 

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as you look at the engine on the left of the egine there is a plastic cover that hides the belt, my first mondeo a 4 pot did this and it was the belt rubbing on the plastic cover,and it rattled too i just took it off then re-fitted it and never had any more from it, only did it on start up too :L
 

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no probs mate, if it doesnt work well try something else lol :L
 

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mine did it after about 8,000 miles on a new timing belt, had to retension the timing belt.
 

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similar here, but adjusting the cover and the tensioner does'nt help.
 
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