Re: ping sounds coming from cerpentine belt area
"Dick" <tungfree@Hawaii.rr.com> wrote in message
> Ford Ranger 1999 2w dr Recently put on New cerpentine belt about 3 months
> ago or more, It is stratting to have a sound ( a bit of a pinging sound
> but comes when I accelarate and it comes from what sounds like a baring
> possibly... or friction
> any suspects you think I should be looking at?
> When the engin is cold it is almost not hearable, as the engin gets hot
> and especially if accelarating up hill or just accelerating it begins to
> make the saound. can it be the alternator? can it be the pully? can it be
> a too loose a belt? or too tight? I bought it from ford dealer for my
Belts squeal...not ping. I don't think this issue has anything to do with
the belt you had installed three months ago.