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.
Belt Noise Due to Pulley Misalignment or Belt Tensioner on Chrysler Town & Country
Average mileage: 131,522 (50,000–220,000)
Engine affected: 3.3L V6
24 people reported this problem
12 people shared problem details
2003 Chrysler Town & Country121,000Visitor
Just had idler pulley, tensioner, water pump, and serpentine belt replaced. Now hear a chirping noise when A/C is on.
2007 Chrysler Town & Country83,520Visitor
Noise from the Alternator/Serpentine Belt area when idle. Louder with A/C.
2004 Chrysler Town & Country136,500Visitor
Noise made by fan belt, when idleing, not a pleasant sound new belt did not help, need ideas to correct offensive sound!
A loud squealing noise from the area of the serpentine belt.
2002 Chrysler Town & Country122,220Visitor
tensioner failed after replacing new belt and tensioner have a low idle chirp. help
2000 Chrysler Town & CountryVisitor
Squealing and belt failure multiple times, unknown origin. Have had into the shop at least 10 times
2003 Chrysler Town & Country140,000Visitor
The serpentine belt has been replaced twice which caused dead battery, water pump and power steering motor replaced. I think the problem is pulley misalignment or the belt tensioner
2010 Chrysler Town & Country- 3.3L V6178,205Visitor
when car is switched on you can hear a noise on side where alternator is like a speaking noise
2000 Chrysler Town & Country100,000Visitor
Made those terrible noise that sounded like a huge cricket. Crayon on the serpentine belt was a temp fix. Ultimately we replaced belt and pulley it's been fine ever since.
2001 Chrysler Town & Country125,000Visitor
2007 Chrysler Town & CountryVisitor
I replaced idle pulley old one ocassionally squeaked put new one on got worse belt still good old hardly made any noise but weather was right so i replaced it
2002 Chrysler Town & Country50,000Visitor
during cold startup or turing at slow speed. Nver fixed it.
The serpentine belt comes off when it gets wet and I turn left.
I go out in the morning and there is a loud noise coming from the van when I start it up...had...
every time i shut off the engine, there is a "grrrrr" noise that only lasts 2 seconds. I was ad...
When turning car off the engine (I think) has a grrrrr noise that lasts a sec or two while the...
Alternator pulley was squeaking, driped some water on pulley, noise stoped. Belt came off, not...