REPLACED ALTENATOR TENTIONER USED BELT DRESSING . WHAT COULD BE NEXT
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2005 Ford Taurus
Question: IT SWEELS LIKE A LOUD SQUICK WHEN U HIT THE GAS. I HAVE REPLACED BELT PULLY
Answer #1wetry December 03, 2012, 19:21Master
Remove all of the belt dressing you can! May even need a new belt now.
NEVER put anything on a belt except the propper tention!
Answer #2ziptie12 December 03, 2012, 19:43Master
I also don't believe 'dressing' makes the belts taste any better. I would also recommend replacing the belt , and also clean as much of that stuff off the pulleys. Brake cleaner probably would work , maybe suggestion of something better to clean it with from someone else?
Answer #3Greg's Orange Auto (8341 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9355globalhelper December 04, 2012, 06:14Master
repl belt its for sure bad now. belt dressing will make things worse on serp belts. it could be a number of other issues, like water pump,idler or alt bearing but start with new belt and ck all belt driven parts while belt is off
Answer #4your.mechanic December 04, 2012, 11:16Master
YOU PUT BELT DRESSING ON YOUR SERPENTINE BELT? HOW MANY CANS? DID YOU SPRAY BELT DRESSING IN THE PULLEY? MAYBE YOU PUT TOO MUCH BELT DRESSING. MAYBE YOU NEED A NEW BELT. GET A NEW BELT AND PUT IT ON AFTER YOU CLEAN UP ALL YOUR BELT DRESSING ON YOUR PULLEYS. PUT NO BELT DRESSING ON THIS TIME.