Mechanics

KIA RIO NOISE PROBLEM

2005 Kia Rio • 34,000 miles

Squealing noise on cold starts.

timing belt changed at dealer 28,000.

could noise be water pump?

HYow would I find out?
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Guest
November 23, 2012.




Is the noise worse with ac on?

Saturntech9
Nov 23, 2012.
The noise is likely coming from one of the drive belts, not timing belt but the thing you have to determine is why. It could be just out of adjustment or there may be a problem with one of the components that it drives.
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Wrenchtech
Nov 23, 2012.

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