Why wont my Nissan Maxima stay started and why does it make a loud squeking sound

Tiny
JUSTINGASPER
  • 1999 NISSAN MAXIMA
  • 199,575 MILES

I started the car then a loud hissing noise came from the left side of the engine near my belt. I just replaced a new altenator. And my air stopped working a couple days before the hissing sound got real bad.

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 10:45 PM

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Tiny
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Recheck the alternator and belt adjustments.
Check the crank pulley for a bad harmonic damper.
Check the A/C compressor for seizure.

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Saturday, August 18th, 2012 AT 6:18 AM

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