squeky belt on 2004 nissan sentra

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Old 01-04-11, 09:30 AM
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Unhappy squeky belt on 2004 nissan sentra

My 2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8 L 4 cyl 100k has squeky belts
they are noisy in the morning worse in cold weather
changed belts still same noise
sprayed belt dressing fixes only for awhile
don't know what to do please help me
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Old 01-04-11, 09:42 AM
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Very possible that your tensioner (if a spring loaded type) has gone south. When it doesn't apply enough tension, the belts slip until they warm up and grip a bit better and all the fluids in the power steering and such warm up.

Never use belt dressing on serpentine ribbed belts. Not a great idea for any belts actually.
 
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Old 01-04-11, 03:01 PM
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i am pretty positive, belt tensioner housing should have indication marks on it. all newer cars have those. start there.
 
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