low whining noise at low speed, much like a noise of low power steering fluid on 2007 Buick LaCrosse

This noise started about three weeks ago. Since then I have replaced the serpentine belt. The noise got louder and increases with acceleration up to forty miles per hour.As far as I can tell the belt tensioner seems to be OK. The noise is constant.

by in Reisterstown, MD on December 16, 2010
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ANSWER by on December 17, 2010
Try listening under the hood with the engine running. Don't get near any moving parts but try to locate the sound. I suspect a failing power steering pump. Here's a directory link for you: http://repairpal.com/directory?address=21136&car_brand_names=Buick
COMMENT by on December 17, 2010
Thanks for the advice, sounds reasonable

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