Whine in engine, at 40 mph, not exhaust leak?

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Asked by Dec 18, 2015 at 12:49 PM about the 2009 Hyundai Accent GS 2-Door Hatchback FWD

Question type: General

At highway speeds, a loud whine comes from the engine that drowns out the radio.

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Try to isolate the noise, by having someone rev the engine while you put your ear under the hood. You may have a bad drive pulley or belt tensioner or idler pulley. Without more info it's hard to suggest where to look.

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Is the whine actually radio noise? If so you may need to install a radio noise suppressor.

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Noise is only when car is moving. Unrelated to engine revs. Seems less when bearing right.

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