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I have a ford 1991 tempo,4 cylinder. There is a screeching coming from my car. When the screeching happends all the lights dim, and the air/heat blows out low, ones the screeching stop the lights go back to normal along with the air/heat. Whats the problem...

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The noise is most likely the drive belt. On that year and model, you have 3 different drive belts: one for the power steering, one for the alternator, and a serpentine belt for the rest of the accessories. Based upon your symptoms, the alternator belt would be suspect. But in this case, the alternator belt is a secondary belt powered off of the A/C pulley. So the culprit is most likely the serpentine belt. Cheapest solution is to replace the serpentine belt and see if that resolves the problem. If the problem persists, then the automatic belt tensioner for the serpentine belt is the next most likely culprit. This is a royal pain to replace and just the part can set you back in dollars. I've attached an exploded view of the right engine mount -- you will need to remove most of this in order to access the tensioner. Good luck with that!

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