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rubberducky203 11-17-2012 10:32 AM

Engine screech at start up
The problem started yesterday morning as when I started it up I got this horrible screech from the front of the engine any help is greatly appreciated.

edjack 11-17-2012 10:53 AM

Sounds like a bad bearing in an idler, or one of the accessories, or a worn-out fan clutch. Don't drive it until it's fixed. The bearing could seize and cause more damage.

rubberducky203 11-17-2012 11:06 AM

I'm replacing the fan clutch today to see if thats it

edjack 11-17-2012 12:45 PM

Be sure to examine the idler wheels and accessory bearings by spinning them, looking for noise.

moots 11-17-2012 03:02 PM

i doubt its the fan clutch.suspect the water pump.:)

Topaz540i 11-17-2012 03:21 PM

take the belt off and see how all the pulleys turn.

bluebee 11-19-2012 12:36 PM

Check this out:
- How to diagnose noises coming from the drive belt system (1)

rubberducky203 11-19-2012 03:24 PM

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Pulley b in the attached picture is making a odd noise
Also how do I get the pulley right above it off as its in the way of getting the noisy pulley off.
Here's a vid too.

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