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My 1984 mustang only has 60,000 miles. When i put my car into drive I hear a loud noise coming from the engine. it has enough oil, its not the brakes, or driving belt. the car drives fine, like nothin

When i put my car into drive, you hear a loud squeaking noise coming from the engine. its not the belts, or brakes. it has enough oil. the weird thing is my car drives fine but just the noise

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Not much we can do without knowing where the noise is coming from. It could be something rubbing because the engine is shifting. It could be moving around when in drive such as a weak motor mount. Or the crankshaft could be moving under load.
You may need to have a friend watch the engine from the side to see if anything is changing when you go from park to drive. You can also use a section of hose as a hearing device to pinpoint where the sound is coming from.

Posted on Apr 24, 2013

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850,000 miles?!?!?! wow
it is probably a bearing going bad in the alternator or a idler pulley. need to have someone check these. does it do it if you just rev engine some sitting still?

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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SOURCE: squeaking sound

It a particular period of time when the temperature changes and gets colder. So during the hot summer weather the belt(s) expanded. And as the weather changed and got colder the belts more likely would have the tendency to slip. There's an adjusting screw to adjust the belt tension. Hope you fix it.

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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SOURCE: squeaky noise coming from engine will driving

yes, it could be the idler pulley going bad.
check it out

or the belt itself is almost done.

replace belt every 50,000 miles

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 02 altima belt noise

OK, went through the exact same thing this week. Put on a new belt, checked for proper seating, etc, etc. and that wasn't it. Read all through this site and others and it comes down to one of two things, the tension pulley assembly or the compressor itself. Seeing as compressors ran about $300 or so and the pully assembly is less than $50 and takes about 45 min to an hour to replace, I did that first. And for me, that was it. Tip for replacing the pulley assembly? Have a wide variety of sockets (depth) and extensions.

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SOURCE: Engine Sqeak

a squeaking belt can be caused by wrong tension [belt slips] if belt looks polished then thats whats happenedif it has any cracks or polish marks replace it!

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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