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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Recently when I step on the gas the engine started making a weird whirring noise...like something is winding up too tight. Now it happens sporadically while I'm driving. Sometimes when I give it gas, sometimes when I'm just cruising. Definitely doesn't sounds good...like something's about to snap. Any ideas?

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  • mediterraneo Oct 14, 2008

    selector 4?

  • lawaybum84 Oct 15, 2008

    I'm trying what you suggest tonight and I'll let you know. Thanks for the tips!

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Hi if you can get it to do it so you can pick the bonnet up and listen check out alternator power steering pump [if fitted] water pumps any thing driven by your belts check the belt for signs of slipping if the noise is presnt you can take your alternator belt of [temparary] run engine see if noise dissapears it sounds like a small bearing yates210456

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  • paul yates Oct 15, 2008

    hi just let me know how you go on good luck paul

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