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Loud squeal noise from serpentine belt on 99 dodge truck with 318 motor when its cranked up

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If you have an manual adjuster you need to tighten or replace the belt, belt treatment may help.
If you have an automatic adjuster. You can try belt treatment, if it doesn't work you'll need to replace the belt and maybe the adjuster.

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  • pollybluetru Dec 11, 2010

    i have a 99 dodge ram with a 318 motor and my problem is ive already replace the belt, batt, and alternator with a new automatic belt tensioner and i still have a sqeel coming from it . right now i cant remember on how to reinstall the belt.

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