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1997 Chevrolet Malibu

Vehicle whinning when starts up

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  • veronicathom Feb 11, 2009

    It whines when I crank the vehicle up

  • Jack Iaria
    Jack Iaria May 11, 2010

    Please give a more detailed description of the whinning....

    Is it only at idle or on the road also?



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Dear veronicathom, Wed 2-11-2009 4:05pm EST (USA)

Please describe the whining....
Is it a squeaking noise?
Squeaking=Loose or Too Tight Belt!
Have the belt tightened or loosened or go to your local auto parts store and ask them to look at it. I like Advanced Auto Parts best for help. It may just need a little Belt Conditioner available at the parts store....if you do this please read can directions carefully first!

Is it a grinding whine?
If so please give as much detail as possible!

I need to go to my regular job now...will get back to you soon!

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Posted on Feb 11, 2009

  • Jack Iaria
    Jack Iaria Feb 14, 2009

    How'd you make out with your car whinning noise?




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