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Old 07-04-2003, 08:21 PM
sbourg sbourg is offline
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A noise from the vicinity of the alternator that is a rattling - similar to some bearing failures - is often simply the belt 'damper'. A miniature shock absorber, the rubber in the bushes eventually deteriorates, and it should be replaced.

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