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VU SS Belt Squeal ??

JamesVUSS

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Hi would any one here now whats goin on with my car lol i got a VU SS Series 1. i snaped a power steering belt a few weeks ago and got a new one put on but about 2 weeks later the belf started squealing on start up in the mornings and would go away after about 5 to 10 min. Took the belt back and told them what was goin on they said it was faulty so they gave me a new one, the noise was gone but 2 weeks later its BACK again lol it only does it when its cold. It would be very unlikly to be anther faulty belt wouldnt it could it be a pully but that still doesnt explain why when a new belt is on its gone then after 2 weeks its back, and just so u know the belt is not sliping
 
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The squeal means it is slipping. New belts will generally need tightening again after a couple of weeks. The other explanation is that your pump is on its way out.
 

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How can u tightin the belt in these things isnt it like auto tighting
 

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yeh mine does this at high RPM
 

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I have 2 cars VZ sv8 6 litre and VU ute 5.7 litre
Do you think the squeal may be coming from your idler pulleys, its a very common problem
 

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it might but it would do it all the time wouldnt it and plus i took the belt off and they seems to b spinning normal but the car was stone cold
 

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I have 2 cars VZ sv8 6 litre and VU ute 5.7 litre
it might but it would do it all the time wouldnt it and plus i took the belt off and they seems to b spinning normal but the car was stone cold
The grease inside the bearing softens up when the car is running and the squeal goes away, sooner or later it will f^&* the bearing.

Put some talcum powder on the belt if the noise comes back I would say its your idler pulleys :thumbsup:
 

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i just strated it this mornin and it not as bad just sounds like a ticking noise sum where on the belt
 

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I have 2 cars VZ sv8 6 litre and VU ute 5.7 litre
i just strated it this mornin and it not as bad just sounds like a ticking noise sum where on the belt
A brand new belt should make any noise unless the belts faulty
 

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i just took the belf off again this mornin and all the pullys had a build up of grease on the side where the belt sits i cleaned all the grease off from there and put the belt back on n the noise was gone hmm whats a good quilty belt to get should a get a genuine one or ?? and what is good too clean the pullys with i heard that dereaser can *** the belt upp ??
 
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