Loud ticking from engine bay caused by damaged alternator belt

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This video show the petrol engine of a Citroen C3 making a loud tapping sound as the engine is running.


A damaged alternator belt on the Ci...
A damaged alternator belt on the Citroen C3



It was due to a damaged alternator drive belt. The belt was failing but still joined enough to work. A replacement belt was fitted and cured the tapping sound.


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