Winding noise coming from the alternator or around that area?!?!
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    Winding noise coming from the alternator or around that area?!?!

    So i started my car today and this noise ive never heard started up. It almost sounds like a vaccum running but it gets louder the higher my rpms go up and it gets quiter when i let off the gas. Comes and goes. I popped my hood and it sounds like its coming from the area where my alternator and belts are.................anyone have any ideas???? plz HELP!

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    Troubleshoot belts, tensioner, pulleys. Start by removing each belt one at a time to see if noise goes away. If so use authentic belts to replace. Or if it's a tensioner etc replace that.
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    yeah its definetly the idler pulley. it gets so loud. going to go buy a new one tomorow and throw it in

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    it was the ac idler. all better

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    Great news!
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