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Squealing from engine area...

My water pump went out, so we replaced that. The next day we discovered the power steering pump had also gone out!! Replaced that. then the pulley tensioner started making a squealing noise, so we replaced that...by now I'm up to around $500 for parts and labor!! It's squeals only when giving it gas, let my foot off the gas and the squeal goes away. I've heard of trying belt dressing, will try and find some. any one have any other ideas?? As I'm currently unemployed and a recent widow, I'm almost at my wits end!

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What brand belts are they? try gates where other belts stretch these will not,make sure ac not gat ot much freon in it or fans not cooling condenser down.this will make ac compressor try to lock up,,,,,i would try an old mans remedey ,axle grease on grip side of belt,not any thing else ,every thing else will come off,belt dressing will make things nasty and wont stop squeal

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