I have a noise coming from my dashboard when idling


I have a noise coming from my dashboard when idling Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine? 30,000. 1.1L Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car? Ford, ...

I have a noise coming from my dashboard when idling Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine? 30,000. 1.1L Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car? Ford, Fiesta Zetec, 2017 Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Fiesta yourself? What have you tried so far? Mothing and no Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you? When I turn the car to corners it feels like I’m am sliding, drifting etc.... I have had new tyres recently put on a couple of weeks back.

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Thank you. It is like a ticking/ clicking noise from the dashboard. When I steer left or right it disappears and when I’m idling it gets a wee bit louder than when I accelerate. You can’t hear it from outside.
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You're welcome. I would check the temperature actuators first. That is the most common failure on these. Of course to find it you would have to get behind the dash and pinpoint it with a stethoscope.

No problem at all. Also, when I am driving when I turn a corner or into a junction or go round a roundabout I feel like I am sliding, drifting. What is the issue here? I got 4 new tyres about a couple of weeks ago.... my brake pads and shock absorbers are needing done as advisory’s on my MOT. Is this due to that or is there another reason?
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Do I have to pay again for it?
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