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2001 Honda Civic Question: squealing noise



Hunniedew44, 1.7L 4 Cylinder, San Jose, CA, November 20, 2010, 00:10

I notice that my care does this squealing noise when it rains or it's been sitting in the cold and has condensation on the car but after the care warms up it goes away. I had the belts replaced a year and a half ago. I don't know what I have had my alternator, battery and starter checked they are all fine can some one help with a suggestion?

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    cshonda from Coral Springs Honda, November 20, 2010, 07:26

    Would try a new belt and ensuring the belt tensioner has enough tension on the belt. You could also have a pulley on one of the vehicle's accessories that are failing.

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    todays tech, November 21, 2010, 10:17

    Recommend having belts adjusted, belt systems without auto tensioners require adjustment after break in.

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    Visitor, January 31, 2011, 17:37

    tighten the belt

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