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Loud squealin from power steering belt

My altenator belt broke, so I went ahead and replaced the ac and power steering belt at same time. Now there is a really loud sqealing when I turn the wheel.

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There are two ways this noise comes up. One is that the belt is not tight enough and it is slipping, the second one is that the belt is too tight and the pumps bearing is getting damaged, but I would probably think of step one.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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Check the tension of the power steering belt.
It is probably loose and slipping - belts can stretch during their initial run in period.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_information/year/1996/make/ford/model/explorer/1996_ford_explorer_drive_belt_routing_diagram.htm

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