2003 Kia Spectra Q&A

2003 Kia Spectra Question: Belt sqeels after replacing belt and water pump

I replaced the belts and a new water pump cause water pump was sqeeling, but new one is doing same thing and belt is tightened to specs . Using stethascope , the noise is def coming from water pump. -
Answer 1
Check the tension on the belt and make sure it's not too tight and putting strain on the new pump pulley. Twist the belt to check tension. -