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On our 1998 Dodge Grand Caravan we changed both the belt and the pulleys but the cat still squeaks when we drive. first it was only when accelerate but now it is during idling, too. Our mechanic "guessed" it is the alternator, but we don"t want to buy more parts without being sure about the cause.

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The tensioner could be weak. also there are some cheap belts that the autostores sell, no matter what you do they squeak. If the mechanic put the belt on, I would ask for a better grade. 90% of shops will use the cheapest part that they can find. I would start with the belt, then go to the tensioner

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