Dodge Caravan Problems

Belt Noise Due to Pulley Misalignment or Belt Tensioner on Dodge Caravan

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Misalignment of the accessory pulleys or a faulty drive belt tensioner may cause a chirping or squeaking sound while the engine is running. In If the replacing the belt tensioner does not correct the noise, the alternator pulley may require replacement.

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Dodge Caravan Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 126,391 (85,000–187,000)
Engines affected: 3.0L V6, 3.3L V6, 3.8L V6, V6
5 model years affected: 1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, more2004
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Chirping or sqeaking sound coming from belt tensioner or alternator pulley.Sound gets louder as I accelerate.Do not know which to replace or how .If someone has had this problem, please give me some answers.
Air conditioning stopped working and then few hours later a noise from the alternator area. Possibly alternator or AC Tensioner belt.