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I need to know all the kinds of belts that are in a 2003 ford escape and where they are located

My ford escape recently broke down this weekend on the highway. It made an extremely loud squealing noise and then all of a sudden started chugging and then had a burning rubber smell near the front driver side. I was told this might be a belt so I'm wondering if there is a belt that may have caused this problem?

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Depends on the engine that is in that car but there are usually at least 2. One is very long and it called the serpentine belt. The other usually runs power steering or air conditioning.

Posted on Dec 30, 2013

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    Candace Dec 30, 2013

    Would either of those create that really loud squealing noise and then cause my car to start chugging? also make a burning rubber smell by the fron driver side? It still starts and all that but when I take my foot off the brake and start rolling its choppy and feels like its chugging? Not sure if that makes sense

  • Brad Brown Dec 30, 2013

    I forgot to mention one other belt that I did not consider and it is the timing belt. The symptoms that you are describing are the timing belt and you cannot see it. It is under a housing and is supposed to be replaced about every 65 thousand miles. It will cost about 400 dollars to have it done.

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SOURCE: squealing NOISE possibly from fan belt

There are several things you should know;

1. Power steering belt, when you make a turn, sometimes make noise, because your car needs power steering oil,=transmission oil.

2. when you turn on AC then you can hear a loud noise, you must check AC compasser,If the head wheel frozen, it will make a lot noise, that you have to fix your AC compasser.

3.check these two first, if both ok. shot some wd40 or lubricate see if it's work.

Hope this can help you

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SOURCE: squealing NOISE possibly from fan belt

Belts stretch from new. Try to tighten them again. Hopefully the are not glazed or this may stay with you.

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

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SOURCE: loud squealing from power steering pump - do I need new PS pump?

Hi Norman,

Sounds like the adjustment may not be correct on the power steering belt, with the tension not being enough, after you replaced the belt ?

Try giving it a little more tension, and go from there.

Hope I have been of help.

Good Luck !

John.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: 2003 ford escape noise when turning right

If it's a growling noise,it's probably a wheel bearing.If it's a clicking noise,it's likely a cv joint,good luck,
ChevRev

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SOURCE: Engine running hot

change the thermostat it is stuck in closed position

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