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Re: Squeal on 87 5000sq

At 19:41 11/14/97 -0800, Steven N. Marks wrote:
>Can you help me out?  I have an 87 5000sq with 124,000 miles (great car).
>For some time now I have had a "squeal" (def. a high, shrill cry or sound)
>after rain or a trip to the auto spa (car wash).  The sound is typically
>evident while in first gear, starting off from a dead stop.  For that
>matter, I hear it while backing up in reverse.  Not consistent, so it is
>hard to share this charming sound with mechanic.
>And you thought you had heard everything.  Any ideas?  Thanks in advance.

Sounds like you need to tighten or replace one of your V belts, most likely
your alternator belt.