Help please

Asked by Feb 24, 2017 at 09:47 PM about the 1997 Buick Park Avenue

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car after driving for a little bit starts
making a high pitch squealing noise if i
press the gas it goes away when i let off
the gas it comes back ive done replaced
the belt could this be a pully or water pimp
or alternator? Ive had people tell me all of
those and idk what to replace

3 Answers

76,245

When the belt got replaced, the idler pulleys should have ben checked, so it sounds like they were not. Take the belt off and inspect the pulleys. Also a worn belt tensioner would cause a squeal.

21,075

Or a belt tensioner. Maybe pop the hood after its doing it, pump the gas in park and let the another person see if they can locate it. Sometimes if its a pulley or tensioner you may be able to see its crooked or off center.

21,075

Needs to be located and fix before your new belt get ate alive.

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