Growling Noise From Engine at Low Speeds on Chrysler Concorde

Problem Description and Possible Solution

An loose alternator drive belt may cause a growling noise in the engine area at low speeds (usually when accelerating from a stop). This is often mistaken for catalytic converter failure.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 122,649 (65,000–180,298)
Engines affected: 2.7L V6, 3.2L V6, 3.5L V6
7 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004
11 people reported this problem
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I had that low rpm growl for years. I read the alternator belt issue here and that solved the problem