After driving for a while I hear a loud squealing noise s...

Q: After driving for a while I hear a loud squealing noise stops when I get off gas. sounds like overheating but temp gauge in car

asked by on July 11, 2017

Can a car overheat without showing inside car. After driving for a while hear loud squeal under the hood but stops when I let of gas

It sounds like you may have a dried out idler or tensioner pulley. These pulleys have bearings inside them that are lubricated. If the lubrication dries up after a period of time, this can cause the noises that you are experiencing. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine the exact cause of the noise. Consider YourMechanic as idler pulleys and tensioners can be replaced at your home or office.

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