2005 Ford Freestar squeaks after new belt and tension bar

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freestar

#1

Had a belt and tension bar replaced twice on my vehicle to stop the squeaking but it still squeaks either stopped or moving?


#2

If squeaking while idling, spray a little water on the belt while running (CAREFUL!). If the squeak stops, you might have misaligned pulleys.


#3

Are you sure it’s the belt or one of the belt-driven accessories?

Are you sure it’s not the suspension or steering?


#4

Try using a length of old garden hose as a stethoscope to see if you can narrow down what’s making the noise. Was the belt/tension bar you replaced for a belt that drives engine accessories like the power steering pump, alternator, AC compressor, etc?


#5

Yes.

Thank you!