LOUD ENGINE SQUEAL BUT IT DOES STOP AFTER A MIN OR TWO

  • Tiny
  • kyinlv
  • 2000 Dodge Ram
  • 130,000 miles

A couple weeks ago my truck started squealing, got belt dressing and used the whole can did not stop, got wd40 and kinda helped but still squeals
used to stop after I turn the a/c **** off but now it always squeals but does stop after a min or two
belt tensioner?

Saturday, September 17th, 2011 AT 12:03 AM

1 Answer

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  • hmac300
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  • 41,713 posts

Ya check the tensioner as it may be frozen and not holding correct tension. If you have a blet tension gauge use that and it should be around 80 pounds or so. Maybe more

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Saturday, September 17th, 2011 AT 12:51 AM

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