my 98 jeep wrangler has 99000 miles on it. i replaced the fan belt about 6 months ago. 4 weeks ago the belt would squeal about 10-15 seconds after starting in the morning. now it does not squeal in the morning but in the afternoon when leaving work. what could be done to stop this/
Try re-tightening the belt.
I think a 98 Wrangler has an automatic tensioner. Maybe not, though.
Does the belt squeal with and without the AC on (if equipped)?
not sure. will see tomorrow.
I ran into this on my sons 98 Wrangler. Replace the belt with a high quality belt, Gates or similar.
We put a lot of time and effort trying to figure it out, turned out the belt was the problem
Thanks. I’ll try that. The belt on now came fromNAPA.
Thanks. That’s worth a try.
yes. it squeals both ways.