How to stop a new serpentine belt from squealing?

Discussion in 'Chevy Tahoe Forum (GMC Yukon, Cadillac Escalade)' started by 72Blazerod, Jul 5, 2006.

  1. 72Blazerod

    72Blazerod New Member

    Hi Guys,

    I just changed the water pump on my 1997 Tahoe a few months ago and while I was at it, I replaced the serpentine belt. The belt has been squealing during start up and sometimes while turning sharp corners. It has gotten so bad, I put my old belt back on. Any tips on how to get this new (and costly) belt to run quitely? Will a can of 'belt dressing' help to silence the screech? Any ideas are welcome.


  2. 99yukon

    99yukon New Member

    Buy a new one.
  3. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan The Sheriff Staff Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Yeah, didn't I talk about this in a different post?

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