Belt Noise Due to Pulley Misalignment or Belt Tensioner on Dodge Grand Caravan

Misalignment of the accessory pulleys or a faulty drive belt tensioner may cause a chirping or squeaking sound while the engine is running. In If the replacing the belt tensioner does not correct the noise, the alternator pulley may require replacement.

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Average mileage: 124,857 (80,000–200,000)
Engine affected: 3.3L V6
4 model years affected: 1998, 2000, 2003, 2004
13 people reported this problem
6 people shared problem details
Belt chirping
The serpentine belt comes off everytime it rains
you can put brake fluid on the belt and it stops for a while
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan- 3.3L V6200,000
replaced tension but now belt slipping off
Chirping could be heard whendriving next to another car or concrete barrier. Still chirping
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