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Usually does it at first start in am , crank pulley is good , ps pulley is good and ac pulley is good. Alignment is perfect , I checked it with a laser alignment tool. I also tried tensioning it real tight but still sqeals like a banshee. Maybe you have some ideas, the noise is very annoying

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DRIVE BELTS COULD BE GLAZED NEED REPLACING.BUT CHECK EVERY THING CLOSELY MOST TIME BELT MAKE SQUEAKING NOISE ALTERNATOR BEARING LOCKING UP GOING BAD OR POWER STEERING PUMP GOING BAD.

Posted on Oct 16, 2010

  • srdouglas880 Oct 16, 2010

    I checked the spin on the ps pump and the ac pump, they seem ok and there is no demand on ps when started, I'm wondering if temperature and moisture has something to do with this , it's colder here now

  • Jonah Oneal Oct 16, 2010

    check drive belt if it look glazed change it.glazed belt will make squeaking noise.drive belt tension should deflect 1/2 no more or too loose it will squeak.

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