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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-16-04, 01:11 PM Thread Starter
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fan belt squeal - ford fiesta 1.8

right heres another one for ya.

when the car is idling, the fan belt squeals, sorry auxiliary drive belt, if i rev it the noise goes.

ive tried squirting it with wd40, works for about 5mins then it's back again.

has anyone got any ideas???

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Re: fan belt squeal - ford fiesta 1.8

loose belt ?

might be slipping a bit.. try and tighten it, or maybe replace it altogether

had this on an old car of mine, had the belt replaced and it went away


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