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Q: Engine squeaks

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The engine squeaks.

Hi. Commonly an engine will sound as if it is squeaking due to a faulty belt or pulley. Any of the belt driven components have the possibility of producing a squeak if it becomes faulty. I suggest you have a technician inspect the noise with a stethoscope and visually inspect the pulleys while the vehicle is running. A trained ear and eye will easily be able to track down the origin of the squeak.

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