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Kia Sorento. Has a wrrrr noise that gets louder as the rpms

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Kia Sorento. Has a wrrrr noise that gets louder as the rpms go up. It's coming from the passenger side of the engine compartment.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 9 months ago.

Hi. There is an idler pulley that commonly goes bad on those engines. If you take off the drive belt and start it, you can see if the noise goes away.

Expert:  EricFromCT replied 9 months ago.

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