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Noisy near the belt area and one of the belts has

When i start the car up it is noisy near the belt area and one of the belts has gone shiney it almost sounds electric.The noise is constant and does not alter through out the duration of the journey.I have had this problem for a couple of months now and as far as i can tell the performance has not altered.I am thinking this is going to be an expensive garage job so any advice that may prevent this or at least an idea of what i am looking at would be great.Thanks for any help Tk.

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Dear friend-you can carry out a simple test.have some water ready when starting up the engine,if noise appeares poar water over the belts,should the noise fade then you have a dry belt.if not it can be one of the jockey pulleys,the shining should not trouble as the back side of belt that makes it shiny.

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