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Hi, My name is Hunter, Got in my truck its a 1997 chevy k1500. Its been sitting for a week in a parking lot. When I accelerate I hear a noise. It comes in around 13-15mph and is very random after that. It is a high pitched squeal almost. It almost sounds something like a fan belt with that tempo but a little different sound but not off bye much. Not sure if you need more info. Any ideas please.

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  • nukehunter7 Mar 12, 2011

    I forgot to mention that i am 99.9 percent sure it is coming from the rear of the vehicle. Im not sure if there is a low brake pad indicator or something like that that scratches metal on metal to let you know. But it is very speradic. and high pitched.

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Had the same problem with my 2006 tahoe.... ichanged the belts.... nothing changed.... then i changed the water pump even though the water pump didnt have any signs of ware.... the noise stopped....

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Possible that it can be due to belt slippage , mainly the fan belt. Stop the engine and check the belt PLAY, if this is more remove the fitting bolts of the tensioner and adjust the tension of tehbelt to tighten it further.
Now if there is still noise coming out while it accelerates then the clutch, brakes or wheel bearings need to checked.

Posted on Mar 12, 2011

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    Donald DCruz Mar 12, 2011

    It will be better to have the vehicle jacked up and checked on both wheels for free movement , depress the brakes and see if they release soon after, if not remove and ovverhaul the brake pads/assembly

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