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I just got a 03 safari xt 4.3 vortex
they guy said sounded like the power steering was going but the fluid isn't running out
Kinda sounds like my supercharged f150
Whining and it's got great exceleration
I don't really see anything but I can't see much in the engine bay and I'm not sure I'd know what to look for
 

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Either your power steering pump is whining or your clutch fan is locked up.

Very, very, very few have added aftermarket forced induction to our vans ;)
 

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Is it SUPERCHARGED?
It might be.

What to look for?

This is the 502 engine from my full size shorty G10 van...
(also had that whining sound)
Look for one of these...
Automotive tire Motor vehicle Automotive design Plant Automotive exterior


Same van... different whine...
(both came from under the hood)

 
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Some old toyota previas were supercharged. Maybe someone jammed one of those in there.

Though in the previa's case the premise was to bring the vehicle to approximate power parity with its far simpler front engined competitors
 
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