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Squealing noise when driving at speeds in excess of 50 km/h, squeal is heard when wheel is straight or turning left. ford couldn't find the cause of the problem, but is almost to the point where i have to have my stereo full blast so i can't hear it anymore

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Sounds like a belt or a pull that the belt rides on . you should spray belt dressing on the belt and see if it stops squealing . you can it at you local parts store

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