Tag: belts

27 Posts

Sep 01, 1993

What's behind this shrieking wheel?

Dear Car Talk

The right front wheel of my Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera shrieks horribly Mostly this happens in the first couple of miles of driving and then intermittently I find this embarrassing not to mention disturbing I have taken it to four mechanics...

wheels belts noises

Dec 01, 1992

If a new belt doesn't make this noise go away, what will?

Dear Car Talk

I have a question my mechanic can't seem to answer In the right front of the engine compartment of my ' V Thunderbird the belt that turns the alternator and air pump makes an annoying whistling-whining noise When water is...

noises belts

Jan 01, 1992

Olive oil usually works for us.

Dear Car Talk

In December of we purchased a Camaro RS The surpentine belt on it has been squealing for a year and a half or longer We've had it replaced hoping it would cure the problem but it didn't We're out and...

belts

Nov 01, 1991

Sally's squeaking belts.

Dear Car Talk

We have a Chevrolet Celebrity and it screeches loudly It seems to have something to do with the air conditioner and acceleration I have heard other cars doing the same thing What's happening and is it fixable Sally TOM Well...

belts

Mar 01, 1991

A mountain out of a molehill

Dear Car Talk

I own a Nissan Stanza with miles I have a problem that is perplexing I hear a squeal from under the hood that lasts a few seconds and then disappears It seems to squeal on turns and occasionally upon acceleration...

noises belts

Jun 01, 1990

A couple of chirping pick-ups...

Dear Car Talk

BOTH MY HUSBAND AND I EACH OWN NISSAN HARDBODY PICK-UP TRUCKS MINE HAS BEEN MAKING A HIGH PITCHED CHIRPING NOISE FOR A WHILE NOW I'VE BEEN TOLD IT COULD BE A NUMBER OF THINGS FROM BRAKES TO BELTS TO BEARINGS...

belts noises

Oct 01, 1989

There's ringing in my ears...

Dear Car Talk

I have an ' Ford Ranger with a liter four-cylinder engine air conditioning and power steering Since the truck was fairly new it has made a ringing noise It sounds a bit like a circular saw It seems to come...

noises belts