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I have a 99 lincoln tow car it started squealing when power steering was going bad n found out it was leaking replaced the pump n continued to squeal put a new serpentine belt on replaced tensioner n idle pulley still is squealing does anyone have a clue what it could b it seems to squeal when I put it ib reverse n I turn the wheels n then continues until I give it some gas n it quits

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It sounds like your water pump.

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THE MOST COMMON PROBLEM THAT CAUSE BELT SQUEAL IS THAT THE POWER STEERING PULLEY ( GM SAGINAW DESIGN PUMP IS USED ON THIS YEAR) WHICH IS A PRESS ON ASSEMBLY IS NOT CORREECLY POSITINED ON THE POWER STEERING PUMP SHAFT, THIS CAUSES THE BELT TO RUN OFF CENTER. YOU NEED A SPECIAL PULLER TO INSTALL AND REMOVE THE PULLEY SO THE BEST THING TO DO IS HAVE THE SHOP THAT INSTALLED THE PUMP RECHECK THE PULLEY POSITION, I WILL BET IT IS OUT OF ALIGNMENT

Posted on Jan 27, 2011

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