Serpentine Belt drive grinding sound>>> FIX. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 8 of 8 Posts. bulldog van · Registered. Joined Jan 13, 2008 · 223 Posts . Discussion Starter · #1 · Jan 6, 2009. I was able to fix that noisy belt drive even at idle, on my 2006 town & country touring with only 30,100 miles on the odometer. ...

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Your serpentine belt should now be working properly once again. If your serpentine belt is still worn down or it is no longer functioning, you will need to replace it. serpentine belt lubricant If you are looking for lubricants for serpentine belts, stop by our Ford Ford store at 11200 North Meridian St. in Indianapolis, IN 46203.

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A serpentine belt is a sturdy belt used to transfer power from the crankshaft to other accessories within the car that need torque. These components range from the alternator, a vacuum pump, the AC pump, a water or coolant pump, a …

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A serpentine belt problem is one of the more serious car problems. ... They are turned and if there is no resistance and grinding sounds, the belt can be replaced. However, if there is resistance (like from a faulty bearing), changing the belt will be useless. It will soon get damaged again due to extra tension and wear.

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The serpentine belt, also known as the Multi-vee, poly-v, or multi-rib belt is used in the driving of multiple peripheral devices in the engine. Some of the tools include water pumps, power pump, and alternator. The questions we need to answer here is what causes a serpentine belt to break. Plus, what happens when a serpentine belt goes bad.

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Symptoms: grinding noise all the time while the engine is on; soot marks on the hood around the serpentine belt. I'm not the driver so don't know what exactly happened, but I figure based on the noise pattern that it is a bearing in either the alternator, the power steering pump, or, God forbid, the main bearing.

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Grinding noise around the serpentine belt. Tags belt tensioner engine noise power steering pump serpentine water pump. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 5 of 5 Posts. Jebber · Registered. Joined Jan 8, 2021 · 4 Posts . Discussion Starter · #1 · Jan 16, 2021 (Edited) 2005 Element EX with 135K miles. ...

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Unique form grinding of each individual belt assures precise dimensional control; Gates recommends replacing serpentine belts at 90,000 to prevent vehicle breakdowns, or as advised by the vehicle manufacturer; Meets or exceeds SAE …

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Also, feel the pulleys for any grinding sensation. If the pulleys are all working fine and there is no problem with the pulleys, then the serpentine belt could have had a glazed area causing the belt to stick to a pulley making the clicking sound. Also, if the belt was too loose, it is possible that the belt is the wrong one for your vehicle.

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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, ... A serpentine belt does more work than a timing belt.

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An "A" belt is roughly equivalent to a "4L" belt, and they can be interchanged. The outside of a 4L fan belt is roughly two inches longer than the inside. This means a 4L420 fan belt is the same as an A40 fan belt. The outside of 3L fan belt is one and a half inches longer than the inside. Some belts may also have the letter "X" included.

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It isn't a loud squeal, such as with a loose belt, it's more of a light squealing/grinding sort of sound. The weird thing is that it goes on and off in about 30 second intervals. I'm suspecting that the alternator will likely need replacing, as the car has over 107,000 miles.

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2,082. Nov 25, 2011. #1. I had a stray thought earlier today and before I pursue it at any more length I figured I would bounce if off you guys first. In order to install a new serpentine belt (for the most part) the belt must be sliced and then somehow re-spliced. So far the methods I've seen are the "alligator" clips, lacing, and grinding ...

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I've got this really bad grinding noise as soon as I start the engine and a whining when accelerating. The whining has been there for a while but the grinding is new. Looked through a lot of threads on here and it seemed like it was the alternator. Took the serpentine belt off and started the engine and the noise was gone.

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A drive belt tensioner is a pulley mounted on a spring mechanism or adjustable pivot point that is used to keep tension on the engine belts. Spring …

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The squeaking, squealing and grinding noises can certainly get on your nerves, but the potential problems caused by a bad tensioner are far more than just casual annoyances. If your instincts or curiosity made you pop open the hood and take a look at the belt, you probably noticed unusual or accelerated wear patterns.

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Serpentine belt replacement grinding noise. Firstly, thank you for reading this, and apologies for a slightly rambly post. Secondly, good lord working on the 3.2 is increasing my evening beer consumption more than lockdown. Alternator, alternator decoupler pulley, idler pulley, tensioner, water pump and serpentine belt.

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The serpentine belts can also be spliced with monofillament to provide a strong, noiseless joint. Serpentine belt advantages: 1) transmit more power with. 2) less tension and. 3) can be chosen inexpensively from a local store, in person. I don't seem to recall any flat urethane belting in the MSC.

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Squeaking or Grinding Noise. One of the most common symptoms of a failing belt tensioner is unusual noise coming from either the tensioner or the drive belts. If the drive belt noise resembles a squeal or a squeak, it is possible that the belt tensioner is loose. This is especially the case when starting the engine first thing in the morning.

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Belt dressing is a gooey, tar-like substance designed to cure V belt slipping by making the belt sticky. At best, it is a temporary palliative, even on a V belt. But, when applied to a serpentine belt, the dressing will be spread into the pulley grooves. Once there, it will attract and hold dirt and grit.

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How to Make a Serpentine Belt Stop Squeaking. A squeaky serpentine belt may indicate a worn, damaged, stretched, or loose belt. It may warn of pulley damage or alignment concerns, or issues with other engine components. There are different ways to stop it from squeaking – some temporary and others more permanent. 1. Apply Belt Squeal Spray ...

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Grinding and clicking noise around serpentine belt. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 3 of 3 Posts ... When I rev the engine and it comes back down to 1,000 the grinding turns into a chirp. Then in the belt area after the grinding there's a high pitched clicking sound. I sprayed water on the belt and the noise continued and did not go away.

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