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Accleration problems 1998 ford f150 v6

I hear this noise when i accelerate my engine while driving when it is sitting idle or still i dont hear it maybe a chirping sound
it doesnt run hot or leak any water or oil.
could this be a pulley or belt tensioner or somethign more serious.?

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Probably the belt making noise , very common .

WHen a belt gets old it gets dry and cracks start to appear , the non-ribbed side of the belt may get dry & glazed also make noise . common problema are also tensioners that make the belt get out of line with the rest of the pulleys , look carefully because just a little miss-alignment can cause a belt to slip on the smooth side of pulleys and make noise . Misting water onto the belt may also help you determine what is making noise.

Good Luck and Watch your Fingers !!!!

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

  • Jeremy Kastrup Dec 24, 2008

    what was it that caused the squealing/noise ?

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