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Shrieking noise when driving.

I've got a Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Year 1999. I am getting a shrieking noise when i am driving, some times it occurs when i have just started the car and am pulling away, other times it can happen when i am driving along, its similar to the noise you would associate with a fan belt slipping, but its not this that is the problem. I've been told it could be the AC Compressor but as i am not using the AC i dont know how it could be. If it is the compressor and i need a new one what would happen if the compressor broke completely, would it affect the running of the car. One other thing, if i am driving along and it happens all i do is take my foot off the accelerator for a second and the noise stops. Hope you can help. Nick.

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  • glornick Jan 13, 2009

    I've just had a power steering belt fitted, would they not have checked the rest of the belts when fitting it.

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You have a belt thats either too loose or too tight..you need to have them checked and have them adjusted

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 13, 2009

    possibly but one way to know for sure is to buy some belt dressing and spray the belts one at a time to find out which one it is thats sqealing and that will be the one giving you the problem they could have got one belt on too tight or too loose.its hard to tell belt dressing can be bought at any autoparts store

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