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Every time Istart my car my belt make a loud streaky noise it's a 1998fird windstar

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It's slipping... either tighten, replace, or spray some belt grip from an automotive store on the inside of the belt... Replacing would be best if it a few years old as it may be dry rotting...

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Loose belt or worn out or is getting wet from a leak somewhere.

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SOURCE: car is making loud noise & wont idle

your timing marks must be off for the car not to idle. the timing belt is too tight, that is where the noise is coming from. rule of thumb is you should be able to twist the timing belt to just under 90 degrees on the longest section after the tensioner has tensioned and nut on pully it tightened. tensioners usually tension more than they need to.

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SOURCE: 96 Nissan maxima -Loud Belt-like noise

try some belt dressing (spray in a can) you can get at any auto part supply,it worked for me  

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SOURCE: 2000 Dodge Stratus - loud grinding squeal noise

if you have climate control the a/c comp. comes on
intermitently if the clutch is going bad thats a suspect also the idler pully bearing could be tired
or the ps pump could be binding.
one way to narrow the field is the next you shut it off
after driving a short time see if any of the is noticably
hotter than the others thats a place to start.
hope this helps good luck

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