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Belt noise My belt makes a squeeling noise at different times. I replaced the power steering pump, tension pulley, and belt. Belt still makes noise even after all that was replaced.

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This may be a belt alignment issue, check the relative position of all the pulleys to one another, there may be a recall on this issue, contact your local dealer.

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