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Why does my van squeel

I just bought a used 98 dodge caravan se and they just put a new pump on it and a new surpinine belt and when i turn the wheel to either side like to make a turn and when i statr it it squells loud what is that for and how do i fix it
thank you for your time
donna

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  • chrisdesmac Mar 07, 2009

    thanks it was the power stering pump

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Could very well be the belt tension pulley

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You didn't say what type of pump was replaced, water, power steering, or ??? 
If it was the power steering pump you may be low on fluid or the belt is not tight enough. If it was the water pump it still may be the power steering belt was not tighten enough.
Go to www.youtube.com, type in power steering belt and select the appropriate video and it will show you how.

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