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

 

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Gdanstrait, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Jacksonville, FL, March 16, 2012, 10:50
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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.

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    freshapple March 16, 2012, 22:41
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    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.

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