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Squealing NOISE possibly from fan belt

Had new belts installed in Jan. Two months ago when putting the heat on turned on the button for it to blow assume this is fan belt; made LOUD squealing sound while driving on freeway. Noise stopped then more recently turning on the AC same horrible loud noise. Assume the fan belt or is it the motor?? Can I just spray it or what does it need??? HELP!!!

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  • gloryboss Jun 23, 2008

    Thanks Wiz for this info...always have vaseline...wow i usually remove my eye makeup with it. Put it on the AC belt and the spindle its mounted on i think that's what u meant. will know in a couple of days if it works.and if noise goes away.



    Also checked the power steering oil and topped it off. Sometimes it does seem like it has to do with the power steering. you guys are great!!!



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There are several things you should know;

1. Power steering belt, when you make a turn, sometimes make noise, because your car needs power steering oil,=transmission oil.

2. when you turn on AC then you can hear a loud noise, you must check AC compasser,If the head wheel frozen, it will make a lot noise, that you have to fix your AC compasser.

3.check these two first, if both ok. shot some wd40 or lubricate see if it's work.

Hope this can help you

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If the noise going away every time u turning off the ac it's probably your ac compressor belt.however i will suggest to take some vaseline and rub it all over the exposed parts of your drive belt.

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