At start up, loud whirring noise around fan belts on 2005 Honda Civic

Almost a grinding noise...Alternator?

by in Carthage, NY on May 26, 2013
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ANSWER by , May 27, 2013
Either remove belts and check individual components and pulleys , or carefully use a stethescope to isolate the cause. You say 'at start-up'-----how long does the noise last ? 1 sec. 5 sec. ?