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My torrent recently started making a whinning noise from under the hood. It sounds like it is coming from around the alternater but wasn't sure what it could be?

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Put a long bar or screwdriver on the top of the alternator and the other end on your ear ... if the noise is from the alternator you will hear it better. You can probe other pulley related components the same way. Always be careful of drive belt when doing this as if you get caught by it it can hurt you or damage the car.

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