Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Chirping noise while idling around the pulleys.

asked by on

it sounds of a chirping when ideling and the noise is coming from around the upper pullys on the right side.

My car has 87000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The rubber drive belt may stretch a little ...

The rubber drive belt may stretch a little over time and cause some noises when the tension becomes too loose. Worn bearings in the pulleys or drive system components may also make noise when they have become worn. Consider hiring an experienced technician like one from YourMechanic who can come out and take a closer look at the noise your vehicle is making to offer a more personal diagnosis.

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

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: Fuses keep blowing

Greetings. It is highly possible that the light bulbs themselves could be shorting out the system due to incorrect bulb installment. Verify that the part numbers on the bulbs are the proper fit for your vehicle. Incorrect bulbs can short...

Q: Rear power door locks not working

Hi. The body control module (BCM) takes input from the door lock switches and in turn, controls the door lock actuators. These actuators lock and unlock your doors. Looking at the wiring diagram for your vehicle, I don't see that...

Q: Car sounds like I'm running over can

Hi. Cars can make a variety of noises, if they are loud it may indicate that something may be excessively worn, loose, or even damaged. I would recommend having a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, drive and inspect...

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...
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...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...