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1997 dodge avenger 2.0, belt squealing

I have a 97 dodge avenger, that when i start it, for a while the belts squeal/squelch.when I have the squelching/squealing noise, I have a difficult time with the steering wheel (power steering- but feels tight and hard to turn the wheel. the squeal is especially noticed when I turn the wheel or have the heat on?I got belt dressing but it didnt seem to help; any suggestions to fix the prob?

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    Squealing noise upon start up and continues while driving, especially when turning the steering wheel. The power steering fluid was below the add line. I added about 1/4 of power steering fluid from a 1 litre bottle.

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Hi

The Power Steering Belt tension requires adjustment, to give it more tension, to cure the slipping, resulting in the squealing, or perhaps renewal, due to cracking or excessive wear.

Your Power steering Belt, belt is your primary problem.

Good Luck !

A FixYa Would Be Nice, Thank´s......John.



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