Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Squeaking belts

asked by on

The SUV is overheating, and the belts are squeaking. It's hard to turn the steering wheel when I'm at a dead stop and try to go.

The power steering pump belt is not turning and can be the cause for the loss of steering. The water pump may be seized causing the overheating problem. I recommend having a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, check the system to diagnose both the overheating issue and the squeaking noise. They will be able to perform the needed repairs to resolve these problems.

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・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Axle Damage 2005 Dodge Caravan

Hi there - I would have the vehicle inspected to determine the extent of damage to the drive train, and the fuel tank/pump assembly. Damage to both of these areas could be a real safety issue. I recommend a axle...

Q: Starter problem

Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty starer relay or potentially a bad starter. If you hear a clicking sound when turning the key, it is quite likely you have a faulty starter solenoid. This is a...

Q: Do you fix only a Lexus car ? Bcos I have another car that need to be fix

Yourmechanic.com does work on a wide variety of vehicles. In the case of your S430 sitting low in the front, there is an air suspension issue with the vehicle. The S-Class uses air suspension front and rear. It is controlled...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
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...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...