Drive belt noise due to misalignment of drive belt pulleys on Chrysler PT Cruiser

Misalignment of the drive belt pulleys can cause a chirping or squeaking noise from the drive belt.

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Average mileage: 100,015 (70,000–140,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.4L 4 Cylinder Turbo
3 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2006
9 people reported this problem
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser - 2.4L 4 Cylinder Turbo 90,000 mi,
The belt driving the AC & Power Steering has chirped/squeaked for a while. I thought it was the tensioner, so I replaced it with a new one, plus a new belt. Same noise. I then squirted conditioner lightly right at the AC pulley while running, and it went away. Of course within a day it was back. Not crazy loud, but definitely annoying.
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser - 2.4L 4 Cylinder Turbo 100,000 mi,
Squeals All the time!