I have a tapping noise comimg from my fan belt.

Tiny
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I have a tapping noise comimg from my fan belt area I recently had it change. Also wen I start my car in the mornings I turn my key the starter motor starts to turn over thn there is a pause a strange noise thn continues to start
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Monday, March 14th, 2011 AT 8:29 AM

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Tiny
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You may be able to isolate tap with a tube/wand held to ear aimed at noise. You can also get stethoscope cheap at harbor freight. Starter is probably gear is slipping momentarily. Or flywheel has a problem. Gear is replaceable separately or with new starter.
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Monday, March 14th, 2011 AT 8:42 AM
Tiny
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Any ideas on the fan belt aswell is not so much a tapping noise it sounds lyk there is something hanging if or catchin on something but wen the engine is warm it stops
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Monday, March 14th, 2011 AT 3:13 PM

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