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Q: Can your car engine belt squeal because its to loose?
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It's either loose or you have a bearing going out on idler or an accessory.

What causes a 2005 pt cruiser to squeal How do you fix it?

That depends on how, when and where it is squealing. For example, if the brakes squeal when applied, the brake pads are probably worn down. A squeal from the engine compartment whenever the engine is running could be a loose serpentine belt (especially if the squeal changes a little when you rev the engine).

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