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I replaced my belts on a 2003 Subaru Baja and they still squeak or squeal. I know the air condition belt needs adjustment because it squeals when i turn on the AC. However, the noises were there the first day or two. Then no noise a day or two. Now it's doing it agian! I wached a belt manufacture video and they said there is a difference between occasional or intermittent squeak or continuous squeal.

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Belt is loose and stretch a little caused squeal, need readjust to tighten it up.

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SOURCE: loud squealing noise

Probably a belt getting loose or worn. If alternator has a separate one than the rest, try just tightening it up. My guess is that it's probably all one belt with a tensioner pulley, which means you can't tighten, (spring tension already applied by tensioner) you have to change the belt, to get rid of noise, and if noise comes back in short time, think about changing tensioner.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Intermittent squeal Nissan Primera Y reg 1.8

That would be the Wheel Bearings or the Brakes. Check the Brake Pads first for Wear, If they are OK, Then you will need to Pull the Rotors and Replace the Bearings.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: set time on timing belt Subaru Baja

make sure alignment
marks of both cams are at 12 o'clock crank alignment is also at 12,use the line on the reluctor of the crank gear as your mark ,match it with the mark on on the oil pump housing where the crank sensor is,,ok all marks at noon that's what i should have said idon't want to confuse you good luck

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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SOURCE: my 1997 subaru impreza squeals badly and then engine smokes

Hi this sounds weird does the smoke come out from the front engine covers? the squealing could be the cambelt trying to turn a semi or completly ceased waterpump which would cause the smoke after a while, also without the waterpump working properly the engine will leak water and anti freeze out the overflow and overheat really quickly

Posted on Apr 27, 2012

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