Whirring Sounds Coming From Under the Engine

Whirring Sounds

Whirring Sounds Coming From Under the engine

Symptom: Whirring from the engine that gets worse as engine speed increases. Any noise that increases or decreases with engine rpm.

Possible causes:

1. Low power steering fluid.

The Fix: Check and fill power steering fluid.

2. The alternator bearings are bad.

The Fix: Replace alternator.

3. A bad water pump.

The Fix: Replace water pump.

4. Bad power steering pump.

The Fix: Replace power steering pump.

5. A bad air conditioning compressor.

The Fix: Replace air conditioning compressor. (Not a DIY job)