WHY IS MY BELT STILL SQEAKING?

  • Tiny
  • bzywrkn
  • 2001 Oldsmobile Alero
  • 15,678 miles

My alternator went out. I change it out and it started sqealing so I replaced the belt. Still sqealed. Looked further pully tension wheel bad replaced it and it still sqeals Whats wrong?

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Friday, September 9th, 2011 AT 11:07 PM

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  • saturntech9
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Did you just replace the tensior pulley or the whole tensior?

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Friday, September 9th, 2011 AT 11:15 PM
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Just the tensior pulley.

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Friday, September 9th, 2011 AT 11:55 PM
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The tensioner arm might not be strong enough to keep the belt from slipping.

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Saturday, September 10th, 2011 AT 12:02 AM

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