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1994 dodge caravan was making a noise in the area of the serpentine belt....the belt has since broke..what noise like a gear grinding would be associated with this?

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Could be bad bearings in the belt tensioner pulley, bad bearings in the water pump, bad bearings in the alternator (though that would tend to squeal unless they're really trashed) or bad bearings in the power steering pump.  Get a wrench on each one and see which one won't turn.

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