Having problems with your 2004 Chevrolet Silverado ?

I have a high pitched squealing noise that started yesterday. It varies with RPMs and is worse at low RPMs. I think it is coming from the alternator, but is so loud with the hood open it is hard to pin down exactly where it is coming from. I'm thinking maybe alternator bearing. So far, the bateery charging idicator shows no problem. Thanks.

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