screech under load

Kneale Brownson knotnook at
Sun Jan 13 16:45:29 EST 2002

Might be your alternator belt.

At 07:12 AM 01/13/2002 -0500, TWFAUST at wrote:

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>My '90 100 has developed a screech which sounds like a loose belt. I
>tightened the belt on the compressor and it doesn't seemed to have changed
>things. Doesn't make any noise while cold. Noise occurs on acceleration, but
>stops at about 2500 rpm or when I let off the gas. The compressor looks oily.
>In this weather, there is not much use for it. Running heat on "Economy"
>seems to help a little. Today I am going to cut the belt. My real question is
>"could this be the water pump?" Operating temperatures seem normal.
>Tom Faust

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