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2002 2500hd 6.0 whining

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by 00bluegtp, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. 00bluegtp

    00bluegtp Member
    Messages: 71

    My truck has recently started to whine almost like its super charged lol. It sounds like the power steering pump but its coming from the other side of the motor. I cant tell where its coming from but it def sounds like a hydraulic whine. Anyone have any ideas? Ohh and its rpm related not speed related.
     
  2. BlizzardBeater

    BlizzardBeater Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 420

    Water pump, alternator, idler pulley, tensioner, ac tensioner, are all places I would check. Grab yourself a mechanics stethescope and narrow it down. I'd pay special attention to the alternator, they can whine like that.
     
  3. vegaman04

    vegaman04 Senior Member
    Messages: 378

    Just fixed this issue on my work van. Ended up being the tensor pulley, replaced the whole thing for $38, this was on a E-250.
     
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,977

    Pull the main serp belt, start truck. Noise gone, pinpoint to one of the main pillows. Noise still there, them either a/c or a/c tensionor. My bet, a/c tensioner
     
  5. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Sound like a tenioner to me.
     
  6. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,977

    So what did you find ?