Q: Squaling noise

asked by on October 09, 2016

Car squealing when i drive but stops when i aply the breaks
My car has an automatic transmission.

In most cases, the squealing noise from under the hood is caused by worn out or damaged belts, including the serpentine belt, AC belt or power steering drive belt. If your 2005 Altima has more than 50,000 miles, it may be time to have your engine belts replaced and pulley’s serviced. Sometimes the squealing will go away when the brakes are applied because the drag on the motor is reduced. Contact one of our mechanics and they can complete an engine is squealing inspection to determine the precise component that may be damaged.

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