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Squealing 1997 Prizm, Base model, manual, 98,000 miles. Belts seem tight enough; power steer reservoir full; has got worse lately; now continues even once gear is engaged, unlike earlier, for 1-2 minutes; may be worse when weather is cold...maybe. Any hints?

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  • Guy Cassegrain Dec 10, 2008

    Are you sure it's the belts, from my description?

  • Guy Cassegrain Dec 10, 2008

    When I get the belts off, how do I test that the pulleys are in good shape; you're probably thinking of the bearings, right?

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Change the belts or try to get them tighter

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

  • that is what it sounds like or a pully is bad i would change the belt if they stretch they do they make alot of noise

  • just spin them and make sure they dont bined or wobble alot

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