problem just started, whining gets louder as I accelerate
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2007 Jeep Patriot Question: whining noise when I accelerate, sounds like it comes from the front of the car
Answer #1bmdouble November 14, 2013, 09:18Master
possible idler or tensioner pulley,use a mechanic's stethoscope or a long screwdriver and carefully while the engine is running touch the end of the screwdriver on the pulley center bolt and usually you can tell which bearing is out right away. This is just a guess because I haven't heard it myself and there are alot of moving parts under the hood.
Answer #2ziptie12 November 15, 2013, 19:42Master
Noise consistent with engine speed or vehicle speed? Bad tire wear or wheel bearing? Rotate tires to help rule them out as cause.