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Fan belt squeaks, changed belt @ tension & idler pulleys still squeals

Ive tried everything I can think of to stop the squealing noise coming from the fan belt area, changer fan belt, idler pulley & tension pulley, still squeaks, any help would be appreciated!

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Oh yah have your harmonic balancer cheched because you can change every thing but if the balan. gets out of wack it un alines everything

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it may not be the belt that is the problem it could be the A/C clutch that is squealing or the A/C compressor unit cheers.

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glad you got it fixed without much expense, all's well that ends well.

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Your water pump is there also in the same area. Replace it first, it is much easier and cheaper.

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SURE IT NOT WATERPUMP OR POWER STEERING PUMP

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Unbolt it !!

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