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Squeaking noise from around the serpentine belt area.
Hello there, many faults will cause your 2009 Ford Flex to have a squeaking noise around the belt area. The most common faults are a failing serpentine belt, belt tensioner, idler pulley, alternator, or power steering pump pulley. In order...
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Car cuts out while driving also makes a squeaking sound
Although your engine has to be fully diagnosed, a malfunctioning idle air control valve could cause the symptoms you are reporting. However, there are other causes such as vacuum leaks, a malfunctioning air sensor, clogged fuel injectors, and even cylinder...
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Serpentine belt
As you may know, the serpentine belt is the main belt that drives nearly all of the major components of the motor. The belt is tightened and loosened by the use of a tensioner pulley. This pulley can be adjusted...
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I have 2007 Saturn Vue when going over bump. It sways a lot like the SUV is making a 'S'
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Check the suspension system on the rear of the vehicle. Make sure that all of the bolts are tight and the bushings are good and not missing or broken. Check the shocks to...
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Auxiliary belt squeaking, pulleys 2007 Ford Fusion
Hello - the noises you describe could be coming from the serpentine belt idler pulley, the belt itself, or the tensioner. I would recommend having the serpentine belt, and idler pulley, including the tensioner - replaced by a mobile, professional...
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My Mustang is making a squeaking/chirping sound when driving and or coasting. When I apply brakes, the sound stops. What is the problem?
Hey there. A possibility of the noise is lack of lubrication on the brake hardware. If you have rear disc brakes, it could be the pad(s) continuing to contact the rotor after you release the brakes which is due to...
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Grinding and squeaking noises from front end
Most modern vehicles do not have serviceable ball joints (grease fittings that allow them to be lubricated). They are lubed and sealed from the factory. Once the grease dries or decays over time, the ball joint will basically wind up...
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Squeaking brakes - 2011 Jeep Wrangler
Hi there. Some noise is common during braking. There is a paste that can be applied to the brake pads to help eliminate this squeaking noise. This noise is typically caused by brake dust. You could try to clean off...
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Squeaking/creaking noise when stopping at slow speeds
Open the hood and check if any belt pulleys or tensioner are making the sound. Remove the serpentine belt and spin all of the pulleys that you can move. If they do not have a sound to them, then the...
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How do I install the front strut assembly?
The component you are referring to is commonly known as the strut mount. The strut mount goes over the coil spring, and serves as the cover for the spring and mounting surface for the assembly. In most cases the mark...
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Engine ticking sounds, screech 2009 Ford F150
Hi there - while a screeching noise may be common, it is not "normal". An old belt, whether stretched or glazed, can cause screeching, a loose tensioner will allow belt slip (not good), worn idler bearings, crud in the grooves...
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Squeaking sound from the rear on and off
Hi there - many things can cause squeaking in the suspension - dry rubber suspension bushings, metallic sliding surfaces such as the brake calipers, spring mounts, and so on. I would recommend having a Car is Making a Noise Inspection...
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Steering wheel turns easily and belt is misaligned
The power steering pump has a pressure control valve screwed into the pressure side of the pump. This valve will limit how much pressure the pump puts out to the steering gear. If the pressure goes too high above specifications...
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Squealing loudly when driving up to 60 km an hour
Hello, the noise you are hearing may be brake system related. The brake pads located by the tire area have audible sensors to indicate the pads need to be replaced. I recommend getting a brake inspection done as soon as...
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Squeaky noise only when idle
Hi there. Usually a squealing noise coming from the engine compartment during idle is an indication of a loose or worn out belt or pulley. However, it can also be a transmission issue if it's low on transmission fluid or...
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There is a squeaking noise near the timing belt and an oil leak - 2007 Acura TSX
Hi there. It is likely the squeaky noise is either the timing belt tensioner wiggling on a dry pivot point or the timing belt idler pulley bearing which is losing its lubricating grease. Replacing the timing belt, the tensioner, and...
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Squeaky front wheel?
Brake pads have a metal wear indicator. If the pad with the indicator has worn down to about 1 mm, the wear indicator will rub against the rotor, which makes noise alerting you to check the condition of the brake...
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Squeaking brakes
Hello there, squeaking brakes can be caused my many different faults on your 2008 Volvo XC90. The most common causes are the improper brake pad material. There are two different kinds of brake pad material that are common, semi-metallic, and...
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My car makes a weird squeaking sound when I hit the accelerator.
We had a 2012 Forte and recently traded it for a 2016 Forte. Great cars. Squealing under hood can be caused by a few different reasons. The serpentine belt can be a common cause. The A/C compressor, water pump, alternator,...
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Creaking noise from front end over bumps 2006 Ford F150
Hi - the suspension noise your hear could be worn shock absorbers, dry control arm bushings, or dry sway bar bushings or links. It is also possible that the rubber pads between the front springs and chassis or suspension mounts...

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