SQUEALING NOISE ON COLD STARTS

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 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?

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 AT 2:59 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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Is the noise worse with ac on?

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Friday, November 23rd, 2012 AT 3:07 PM
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  • Wrenchtech
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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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Friday, November 23rd, 2012 AT 3:33 PM

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