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MPV 2001 burning smell, high whine?

Strong burning smell on left hand side of car under hood (facing the engine), battery light comes on, high pitched whine when car is idling. Help!

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Sounds like either a fan belt or a drive belt needs to be replaced...

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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Sound like the alternator bearings are seized or about to seize. The noise could be the bearings or the belt and the smell may be either of them also.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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