MY CAR STARTED MAKING A SQUEALING NOISE WHEN I ...

  • Tiny
  • corydumas
  • 2009 Suzuki SX4
  • 108,000 miles

My car started making a squealing noise when I turned or just idled then all of a sudden I could smell burning plastic nd the car stalled I then tried to start again it fired up then while driving it started over heating all the guages came on and it died in parking lot I checked and the serpintine belt snapped I reached it and now the car won't crank over

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 AT 8:00 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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Have you tried a jump start? The battery is most probably drained.

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Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 AT 8:28 PM
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Yes I tried that and it cranks but doesn't fire up. And it started when the belt was off

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Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 AT 8:52 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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Check if any of the components along the belts is seized. Manually turn them with belts off.

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Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 AT 9:29 PM

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