best way to determine which pulley is making noise or what newer belt newer altenator 01 DODGE RAM 5.2 1500

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Asked by Feb 23, 2014 at 01:21 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

makes noise ideling or driving

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I use a PVC pipe or hard vacuum cleaner hose. With truck idling hold one end to your ear and carefully move the other end around the belt and pulleys. When you can hear the noise the best will mean you are close to the bad one. Use caution not to get it caught up in the belt.

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