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I have a 2001 s500 and it has started making a loud whining

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I have a 2001 s500 and it has started making a loud whining sound. Gets louder as the rpm increase.
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Mercedes Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hello, my my name is***** sounds like you have a worn drive belt. You can spray drive belt with water to see if noise stops, if so you know it needs to be replaced. Belt would cost around $100 to be replaced at a shop, here are replacement instructions. Let me know if you have questions, thanks.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Makes same noise with the belt off and car running
Mercedes Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 1 year ago

How does vehicle run? Is check engine light on? Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Car runs perfect no check engine lights.
Mercedes Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 1 year ago

I'll open question back up to see if someone else has some ideas. Thanks.

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