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Q: alternator we put on car is sqeeling

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Changed alternated and now something on the belt or alternated is sqeeling

My car has 17000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Since you just installed the alternator you...

Since you just installed the alternator you may not have adjusted the belt tight enough. The new alternator is charging at a high rate due to the low battery. If this is the case, the loose belt may need to be tightened.

I'd suggest getting an inspection from a qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to diagnose the sound and help you fix it accordingly.

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