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2002 mits mirage, squeals like a pig when starting,calms down after a couple minutes,good for the rest of the day. Belts are in great shape. PS Clapton freak? "C1apton 15"?

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Belts are in great shape. The condition of the belts doesnt always tell you it will squeak. Look at the belts with the engine running, one of them is sure to have a little vibration due to slippage, have that belt tightened up. Alternatively, before you even start the engine press against the belts with your fingers to test the belt tension to see how far you can push the belt in, it should not give very much, if it is a littlte baggy(moves more than 1/4 inch re tighten it

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