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On average, the cost for a Ford F-100 Loud screeching noise when I start the car Inspection is $95 with $0 for parts and $95 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1972 Ford F-100V8-5.0LService typeLoud screeching noise when I start the car InspectionEstimate$114.99Shop/Dealer Price$124.99 - $132.49
1963 Ford F-100L6-3.6LService typeLoud screeching noise when I start the car InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.01 - $112.52
1970 Ford F-100L6-4.9LService typeLoud screeching noise when I start the car InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.01 - $112.52
1974 Ford F-100L6-4.9LService typeLoud screeching noise when I start the car InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$104.99 - $112.48
1972 Ford F-100V8-5.9LService typeLoud screeching noise when I start the car InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.02 - $112.55
1960 Ford F-100L6-3.6LService typeLoud screeching noise when I start the car InspectionEstimate$94.99Shop/Dealer Price$105.01 - $112.52
1974 Ford F-100V8-5.9LService typeLoud screeching noise when I start the car InspectionEstimate$99.99Shop/Dealer Price$109.87 - $117.28
1979 Ford F-100V8-7.5LService typeLoud screeching noise when I start the car InspectionEstimate$99.99Shop/Dealer Price$110.24 - $117.94
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A car that screeches should always get immediate attention. Although the situation isn’t necessarily dire, belts, pulleys, and tensioners are what keep your engine and other components running properly, and damage to one of them is likely the culprit here.

Common reasons for this to happen:

Drive or auxiliary belts are worn

The most frequent cause of a car making screeching sounds is that the drive belts or auxiliary belts are old and need to be replaced. When your belts start to wear out and fray, the oils within them will come out and encourage all forms of screeching and slapping sounds.

Tensioners and pulleys are worn

The pulleys and belt tensioners that keep your belt in place can also wear out over the course of time. The tensioner helps keep the belt in place and under the right alignment, while the rubber inside your pulley helps absorb the vibrations that are generated from your engine. If this rubber part wears out, your belt may also begin to have wear issues.

Wrong torque, alignment or belt size

If the torque and alignment on the belt tensioner and pulley are incorrect, your belt may not have the proper pressure on it. Also, there are times when the wrong size belt has been installed. Different engines require different belts. If a belt is too big, it will start making sounds as well.

What to expect:

A top-rated mobile mechanic will come to your home or office to determine the source and cause of the screeching noise, and will then provide a detailed inspection report that includes the scope and cost of the necessary repairs.

How it's done:

The mechanic will inspect the belts to see whether they are cracked, worn, or frayed. From there, the tensioners and pulleys may be looked at as well to make sure they are up to spec. Minimal wear and a good fit make all the difference with a screeching belt.

How important is this service?

Belt, pulleys, and tensioners make the difference between a quiet, perfectly running car, and a noisy one that may later result in a long list of repairs. Belts can snap due to age or improper installation, and big things like your engine can break, so it's advisable to get this issue diagnosed as soon as possible.

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Ford F-100 V8-5.8L - Starter - Marietta, Georgia
Gary was very helpful with this job. He took his time to ensure everything was finished properly.

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Ford F-100 V8-5.4L - Car is not starting - Jacksonville, Florida
Michael was not afraid to help me with my 1949 Ford truck with a 1985 engine that needed to get started after sitting the winter he didn’t hesitate to explain and get her started I hope he continues to be my mechanic here at Cache

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