Q: Car makes noise while idling

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The vehicle's engine is making noise when idling. Does a belt need lubrication?

A vehicle may make noise when idling for a variety of reasons. A problem with a belt will usually be revealed by a squeaking or screeching type of noise. Closer inspection of the noise by a knowledgable technician, such as one from YourMechanic, would be required to determine the best course of action.

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