When I remove the belt, there is no squeak and when I press a bit on the gas pedal, it's getting louder. When I put some water on the ribber side of the belt, the noise goes away. So it looks like, that my SC belt is the problem, cause I have new billetflow pullies & idlers and the pulley of the tensioner is also new Belt or pulley misalignment is a common issue that causes changed serpentine belt still squealing. Misalignment means that the grooves on your belt are not aligned with the ones on your pulley. It also tells that you shift the belt a bit in or out in one of the pulleys . This condition occurs when the pulley becomes too worn. The pulley starts to bind and rub along the engine belt. This contact creates squealing noises that only get worst until you replace the pulley A new squeak or squeal from under the hood could indicate that there is a problem with the serpentine belt. It may mean that the belt is slipping, has become misaligned, or has reached the end of its life. It could also mean there is a faulty pulley or auxiliary device. How often and when the noise occurs provides more information about the cause A new belt is recommended once the accessory drive has been realigned. Squeal is a high pitched noise, typically lasting several seconds in duration. This type of noise will typically increase in volume as the engine speed increases, and is caused by relative slip between the belt and pulleys
First of all, do not use any type of belt dressing in a can. That will make it much worse and that stuff will collect dust and road dirt, then the squeaking will be worse. The only fix for that is to remove the belt, scrub all the pulleys with soap and water, then install a new belt. I never heard of using baby powder before Aside from the pulley of your drive belt tensioner, the idler pulley can cause the serpentine belt to make noises too. The idler pulley is another one of the pulleys which help keep the serpentine belt moving. It helps move the other engine accessories too. If the idler pulley is misaligned, then the serpentine belt will make noise. 5) Slippag Squealing noise from the crankshaft pulley Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on? The pulley was lose and made a belt fall off, i tightened the pulley and put everything together as well new power steering belt and alternator belt Just put on a set of PM Wheels with a new pulley. Since Harley had to mount my tires, I let them put the wheels back on. Now when the belt gets warm, I get a squeak from the belt at one point in the rotation at the pulley. Harley said that i might have to buy a new belt to match the new pulley
AC Delco Idler Pulley: http://amzn.to/2xJy6xKIn this video I completely misdiagnose a squeaky idler pulley on my 1995 GMC Suburban k1500 with the 5.7L motor... Squeal was still there so the next thing local Jeeple recommended was the power steering pump. Got that installed today at lunch, and the squeal is still there... Now, I may need to adjust the pulley a little...then follow the above recommendation of a new idler pulley. My questions Misalignment of the belt on pulleys is the most common reason why the noisy sound comes inside the hood. When the belt is not properly aligned, it will cause wearing out even faster. Open the hood, and examine if the belt is mounted properly straight on top of the pulley Tensioner and idler pulleys felt fine when I put the new alternator in. First time I drove it to work this winter, the tensioner bearing seized, broke the tensioner pulley and threw the belt. Roughly 500 miles since it felt OK last spring. If you have reason to believe the pulley bearings are going out, replace them sooner than later As the AC compressor pulley rotates along with the bearing, excessive heat is created that will cause damage to the pulley and bearing seal. The heat generated by the rotation can reach up to 1200 degrees Fahrenheit. This heat will dry the grease in the bearing and without the grease, you will get a squealing noise
In this video Eric O. shows you an in the shop life hack so come along as he shows you a safe way to locate a noisy pulley on your engine with out the risk.. If you replaced your supercharger pulley, check the alignment of the belt on the pulley with the shoulders below the supercharger pulley. The belt should not make contact with the raised edges (shoulders) of the pulley. The belt will chirp if it is making contact Generally it is a safe bet to change the tensioner along with the belt, if you keep driving like this, the new belt would be glazed pretty soon and then you need a new belt along with the tensioner. The key is to return to the shop that did the work soon enough, so that they own up and do the proper work
I have had it to Ram 4 times to include today in about 4 weeks. Initially they said it was from the detailing of the engine when new. So they cleaned the belt. It came back, they said the belt had to be replaced, so they did. The noise came back again so they said there is a pulley that needs to be replaced, so they did tension is fine and the pulleys are good. I also have a new idler pulley and a belt tensioner. The sound is coming from the alternator pulley and goes away when it's wet and some other time Was $315 before I negotiated with the parts guy. But anyway that helped a little but the main problem was the idler pulley that is with the vortech kit had SKF bearings with rubber sealed sides and were rated to just 17k rpm's. After doing calculations with my crank pulley and the size of idler pulley, it was turning 24-25k rpms 6,375. Aug 11, 2013. #5. It is a idler pulley. Take the deck off and look at the drive belt pulleys. Take the belt off and spin each idler pulley. Do not spray it with WD40 or pb blaster. Best thing to use is some grease. I take the pulley off to get grease on the shaft it sits on . So far I've replaced the alternator since the bearings where making noise and threw on a what I believe is the new idler pulley (top passenger side pulley), the belt(s) are fine
Jamie, I measured the spacing / off-set of the old, (stock) pulley and found out I need to add .250 to the new pulley to get the same offset. I have tons of room everywhere around the belt, (clearance), and the belt seems to be riding on the same spot on the trans pulley, but the belt runs hard against the inside edge of the new pulley New pulley on new power steering pump is squealing/screeching while jeep is running. Noise stops when WD-40 is applied to the pulley. I have a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and I just replaced the power steering pump and pulley over the weekend. Everything is working perfectly, however the new pulley is squealing. When the car starts the squealing. First let me explain when the squeak starts. After about 15 minutes of driving the squeak/squeal will start and only stops when I really step on the gas. I've tried changing the cooling fan clutch after reading a couple of forums, also changed the idler pulley, along with the tensioner and serpentine belt
Hi all, seeking some advice from the forums. 2004 silverado. 160,000 miles now. New waterpump about 6 months ago. reused tensioner pulley. all other pulleys also oem. whats the most common pulley to start squealing and can that bearing be serviced if not is it replaceable without replacing.. Failing Water Pump Pulley: The most common cause of squealing or squeaking from the timing belt cover is the water pump pulley. If the bearings in the pulley are beginning to fail, they will make noise. Eventually, they'll seize and the water pump will no longer operate, causing your engine to overheat
The only thing that I can think of that would squeal on a WP is when the bearing is going out (which, it being new you shouldn't have to worry about). It doesn't take much for a pulley to be off alignment for it to wear the belt into a squeak, the idlers and tensioner are a good place to start Qzing said: I have a 15 and after having the water pump recall done my belt or pulleys Squeak every time it rains or we have really high humidity, I told the dealer this and they said the tec probably got some grease on the belt and it would go away. This was a year ago. I don't drive the truck much it has 38,000 miles on it
I was sure the new radiator and clean pulleys would stop the squeal. Wrong again! I finally found a video on this forum which explained how to check the alignment of the power steering pump! That was it! The pump pulley was about 1/8 too far from the pump. I moved it with a bolt & washer assembly and presto! The pig died and the squeal. If it's cracked a lot then you likely need to replace it. Before you do you'll need to clean the dressing off the pulleys or the new one may squeal as well. A way to find a squeal and see if it's a bearing or not is to use a simple tool: get a wooden ruler or other stick about a foot or two long. (A yardstick is probably too long unless you cut. You can check the pulleys without removing the belt entirely; it just may get in the way and need to be held aside. Spin the Pulleys by Hand. Pulleys should be easy to turn by hand. Except for the large pulley on the crankshaft that drives all the other pulleys, but that one won't be the squeaking pulley, so that's fine I have a 2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8l. I had a bad tensioner and old belts. I replaced both belts with the Dayco polyribbed belts and put on a new tensioner pulley. All went well and engine noise is gone; however, when starting the engine I get a squeak in one of the belts. I've tightened each belt a bit more several times. I still get one short squeak every time I start the car. I loosened one.
Step 3. Examine the pulleys and belt tensioners that are holding the belt that is powering the power steering system. If a pulley is wobbly or the belt tensioners are not holding the belt tightly, the belt will squeal. If you notice a loose pulley or belt tensioner, you should have your mechanic replace it and the belt 1. Grinding or squeaking noise from the belts or tensioner.If the tensioner is loose the belts may squeak or squeal, especially when the engine is first started. It is also possible for the tensioner pulley or bearing to wear out, in which case the vehicle will produce a grinding noise from the pulley Nearly at the end of my rope on this one! 1969 Camaro 396/4spd. Alternator belt began squealing. Replaced the belt, still made noise. Replaced water pump because it was cast incorrectly (pulley face was not square and the pulley wobbled), still squeals. Alternator was hot after running less than 5 minutes and smelled burnt The idler pulley may have lost traction and needs replacement. A dryer squeaking sound coming from the bottom may be indicative of a problem with the idler pulley. This part is an automatic.
New shapes for timing belt teeth. Goodyear has developed a double helix (similar to a tractor tire) pattern that significantly lowers the high pitched whine associated with timing belts. Goodyear's Eagle timing belt design has shown a 19 dB reduction in noise compared to equivalent timing belts Getting new brakes can often leave you hearing that squealing sound. Even if the new brakes squealing is a common issue with you, it should better be cured, and that too timely!. Well, before that, understanding the reasons why the brakes make that noise always comes helpful
Inspect the pulley's outer grooves for glazing, dirt, and/or rough edges. Figure 2. A worn belt. Figure 3. Belt inspection. If the belt needs to be replaced, proceed to Step 3. Step 3 - Install the new belt. If the visual inspection determines the belt is fine and the pulley is in good shape, best to replace the belt and ensure proper tension At first my engine was making a squeaking noise when it idled. Then I put a new belt on and it went away. But NOW it squeaks when I accelerate. I even bought a new tensioner pulley. I sprayed belt dressing on and the squeaking went away temporarily. Now it's back and worse than ever. I'm.. That squeak will eventually become a grinding sound, which means real damage is being done. Because the drive shaft is encased, the motor will have to be replaced by a trained professional. Idler pulley: This spring-loaded wheel fulfils a small but important role: it maintains tension for the drive belt. If it becomes damaged or dislodged, the. My Ford Explorer 4.0 was squeaking and still did after I installed a new belt from NAPA. It continued to get worse over time. I also changed the idler pulley to no avail. Then I read an article that told about the Ford 4.0 and its squeaky belt problems. The article said to install a Goodyear Gatorback belt and your squeak will be gone Diagnosing Serpentine Belt Problems. Serpentine belt problems usually result from one of three causes: a defective belt tensioner; misalignment of a pulley; or, defective bearings in the tensioner, idler, or one of accessories driven by the belt (including the water pump). Belt noise can be hard to isolate, as the sound may seem to be coming.
A dryer in good working order should never make too much noise, least of all a high-quality dryer by Frigidaire. So, when a dryer starts squeaking, you know that there's a problem that needs solving.. The top reasons a Frigidaire dryer may squeak include a lack of grease at the idler pulley (tension roller), worn-out drum or rear bearings, or a stuck blower wheel Black 2004 Pontiac GTO (180,000 miles) Joined Oct 10, 2005. ·. 28 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Jun 20, 2020. I know alot of new age GTOs have belt squeak from time to time (including formerly mine). I found that I changed the idler pulleys and belt tensioner pulleys and the belts, and the squeak went away instantly
Put a new belt on all seems fine, then the squealing after 20 miles starts. Sprayed the belt with dressing and it stopped for a short time then came back. Took the belt off and spun the pulleys and the alternator I could hear a squeak and when I spun it quickly I heard a like sound. Replaced it, and they gave me a new dayco belt mr__fox/Other. If a car makes a squealing noise after the alternator has been replaced, it often needs the serpentine belt or belt tensioner replaced. Continuing to drive the car without repairing the problem often causes early failure of the replacement alternator due to a perpetually undercharged battery
A BMW N55 engine squeal repair includes replacing the tensioner and idler pulleys, as well as the main accessory belt. We continue to hold the belief here at the Repair Guide that the most annoying sound that is ever generated from the motors in our BMWs is engine squeal due to worn pulleys and/or drive belts 168 Posts. #2 • Aug 26, 2012. Have car idling, spray belt with brake clean or wd-40 and see if the noise goes away. if noise goes away then after a while sqeak comes back replace belt. If a pulley take belt off and spin each pulley to find noise. you can get replacement pulleys from your local parts store like advanced auto,napa,etc Pulley Squeal, Squeak. Looking for a little insight on a chirp, squeal, or squeak noise coming from the front of the car. It's an 04 GT new to me since may. The squeal went away with a belt replacement but there is still a small chirp mostly noticeable on low RPM neighborhood driving as well as deceleration such as approaching a stop sign or light
The squeal is from the rear belt as it rubs on the side of the rear pulley.I have tried to keep the belt aligned to the left like the manual says. but always just touches the right side. Maybe with the torque the axle moves slightly even with the axle nut tight. When I readjust it the noise is gone. The bee's wax does help on the side of the. Joined Jun 3, 2007. ·. 145 Posts. #4 · Sep 19, 2008. i think the best way to try to figure it out is to remove the belt and spin all the pulley, i had a buddy who had a pulley noise found out it was the water pump, so i think the best way is to remove the belt and just spin the pulley and see which on squeal or is alittle harder to turn Belt/tensioner Pulley Squeak. Over the weekend i cleaned the under side of my engine of dirt grime and oil build up because my mechanic said that i needed to clean the oil build up off the motor to pass RWC. So i got a few degreaser cans from Super Cheap and sprayed underneath the engine and then washed it off 2000 dodge 5.2 belt squeal,ac on or off,new belt installed,correct belt,seems to come from radiator fan pulley but not 100% sure,pulled on belt tensioner with wrench to tighten belt while running and Well once I threw a new belt on it it became even worse. I figured the tensioner and or the idler were bad so I replaced both and even after doing that I now have a constant squeal and chirp. I really believe I did have a bad tensioner because the new one was way stiffer than the old one and this felt tighter when trying to get the belt back on
Some 2003-2005 F-Super Duty, Excursion and 2004-2005 E-Series vehicles equipped with the 6.0L engine and built prior to 1/1/2005, may exhibit a frayed, shredded or broken front end accessory drive (FEAD) belt. ACTION: Replace the water pump pulley with a new service pulley, and install a new FEAD belt. Refer to Workshop Manual Section 303-03. A short chirp or squeak is normal, especially when related components are new. In the same way that a new pair of sneakers can make a squeaking sound when stopping or starting across a clean floor, these belts may develop a similar sound when the rubber belt contacts with these metal pulleys. As a belt wears-in, this noise should decrease Open the dishwasher door then see if there is sufficient lubrication on the cable. If not, lubricate it with WD-40 or a similar household product. If the door continues to squeak, replace the cable and pulley then re-test the door. Finally, clean the new cable and pulley with unscented soap
Extremely loud belt squeaking, I took it to autozone to help me pinpoint it, and it is the pulley (or belt tensioner) that is located directly to the right of the alternator. We tried pulling up engine diagrams of my '95, But no luck (that would have been too easy). So as of now I'm not sure whether the part I need to replace is the Belt. 269 Posts. #12 · May 31, 2018 (Edited) So I was looking all over the forums about belt squeals and squeaks coming from the back right, only when I accelerated. I cleaned, adjusted, even soaped the damn belt (I know about the soap, but squeal drove me nuts after a month and having it looked at) LB-7 Pulley squeak/accessory drive belt noise? Jump to Latest Follow Hey Everyone! Just changed mine out and it took a good amount of effort to get the new belt on the tensioner pulley. That is the right one. My first Gatorback last 150k, no sqeaking but it was starting to crack, and I had two pulleys on the way out