I have a 2000 ford mustang base model 3.8 v6 when I start it up it makes a whining noise from the engine bay I'm not sure what it is and ill keep the wheels straight and still dose it

Asked by Jun 01, 2014 at 04:55 PM about the 2000 Ford Mustang Base

Question type: General

And I don't think it's power steering

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Check your pulley and bearings that run off the serpentine belt.

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Tom has the best answer - otherwise - you could have a bad PS Pump anyway.

If it was the bearings would it smell like something burning its weird because it stoped for a few days and now its back agiab

And could it also be the alternator because it seemed like the smell was coming from it

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remove your serpentine belt and start engine to see if noise is gone...spin and check for free play all accessories items...best way to check for a bad bearing or jammed part

Ok thanks ill do that ill post back and let you know how it goes

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