Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car squeaking around belt area

asked by on

My car is making a squeaking noise around the belt area.

A: The symptoms you describe for your GMC Yuko...

The symptoms you describe for your GMC Yukon lead me to believe that we are dealing with a worn out serpentine belt. As the belt ages, the rubber starts to deteriorate and stretch. This causes the belt to rub material off on to the pulleys and produce a squeaking noise. To be 100% certain, however, it may be in your best interest to enlist the assistance of a certified mechanic to properly diagnose the squeaking noise. They will be able to remove and inspect the serpentine belt, as well as all of the pulleys, to determine what needs to be replaced and get your GMC back on the road.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: 4x4 not working after many part replacements

The system would need to be tested for input and output controls from the GEM module. The GEM should also be setting a code for an internal problem. Once the codes are received, then a diagnosis can be done to...

Q: AC still run when I turn the truck off and it blows sometimes and sometimes not

Hi there. It sounds like you have a bad blower resistor. You should replace this first and then see if the blower motor is still blowing intermittently. If it is, this would mean the blower motor is bad and there...

Q: Squeak

Hello. I would first try to determine if the sound you are hearing is engine or suspension related. If the sound seems to come and go according to your engine speed, then the sound is likely engine-related. I would put...

Related articles

How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...