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When alternator engages a sharp squealing sound emits. often a belt breaks

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    yadayada Sep 28, 2010

    it is not the alternator doing this it is the AC compressor.

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The alternator should always be turning in a serpentine belt system(1 belt).If you are constantly breaking belts it is most likely that something is seized up or not turning enough to keep up and is about to seize up.Open your hood,start your car,and check/inspect everything turned by the belt.If you see something either not spinning,intermittent spinning,or spinning in funny sequences,that is your likely culprit as all components within the belt system should always be spinning,whether on or off such as A/C compressor.If you need better clarification just comment back and I will get an autolink to your post and will reply ASAP.
Good luck! Greg

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