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Squealing noise (belt) and now the battery light is on. any idea what this could be?

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A squealing belt could be that something is not spinning at the same speed as the other accesories. so you could have a power steering pump getting tight and slowing the belt down which in turn would spin the altenator slower and cause the light on or the the a/c compressor or even the alternator itself could be going bad. also check the belt tensioner and idler pulley. the best way to check these are to pull the belt off and spin each component by hand and see if one feels tight.

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Sqealing belt is loose belt. Battery light on could mean loose or failing aternator for same reason. If belt isn't loose, use belt dressing. If this is helpful, please rate as such. TY

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