Chirping noise like a bird coming from the engine

Tiny
PUNGAMAN
  • 1996 HOLDEN COMMODORE
  • 176,000 MILES

I have a 1996 VS commodore 176000km, it has a chirping noise like a bird coming from the motor, what is this & would it last a 3hr trip It has just started.

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Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 AT 7:22 PM

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Tiny
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Maybe bad bearing on alternator or belt idler wheel.

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Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 AT 3:54 AM
Tiny
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Check serpentine belt and get the tensioner checked there is a wear indicator on it that shows if the tensioner has lost to much tension. If the belt shows any signs of cracking replace it as well.

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