What would cause a loud whining noise under the bench/bed?


Asked by Jun 20, 2014 at 11:45 AM about the 1983 Volkswagen Vanagon Camper Passenger Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We were having engine starting issues. Replace fuel pump, fuel filters, pump relays, fuel tank sending unit, etc.  Previous owner claimed to have replaced starter. We replaced battery.

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There are several ground straps between the body and drivetrain...be sure those are clean of corrosion and secure. Please detail the starting difficulty. Does the the starter engage and turn without engine ignition?

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