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High Pitch whine during acceleration

I am hearing a High pitch whine, not a whistle, when I touch the gas pedal to accelerate my vehicle. Was not there before. My engine started to whine when I started my 2005 Chrysler Town and Country and continued to whine upon excelleration. Once the vehicle is warmed up the whining stops. I replaced the serpentine belt and the problem still remains. Any ideas.

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Hi Pullerwife,

I have a few suggestions for you,

First of all, check your air filter, make sure its clean, not clogged, and doesn't need to be changed.

I don't know how handy you are, but if you are fairly handy, check the idler pulley bearings, if your not, have a shop check it out, as a last resort.

Power steering pump/fluid being low is also a possibility, but thats usually more of a lower pitched whine then what you describe.

You say once the vehicle is warmed up, the whining stops. Does Weather seem to be a factor as well?

Hope I've helped, and don't forget to rate.

Lazaruselite

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

  • Jason Mgbi Aug 03, 2012

    Mine is the same thing. Only once has it happened standing still, but normally about 2 to 5mins after moving off, then it stops. It never happens when I go to the shop, probably because the car is already warmed up. Thanks.

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