Do I need to replace 'Fan Belt?'

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Old 12-04-19, 06:54 AM
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Do I need to replace 'Fan Belt?'

Hello:
Yesterday morning when I started my second car, 'Vibe 2008,' the left side of under the hood started distinguished noise coming from 'Fan Belt.' I sprayed a couple of oil, 'Precision Oil' thinking of 'got dried up. Spraying oil/precision made certainly decreased noise of Fan Belt.

There are any cracks nor visible strained signs on 'Fan Belt.'

My question is; should I bring it to the shop for new Fan Belt?

Thanks for your help in advance.
 
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Old 12-04-19, 07:12 AM
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How old is the belt? sometimes you have to look close, maybe on the underside to notice the wear.
Sometimes a worn pulley will mimic belt noise.
 
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Old 12-04-19, 07:51 AM
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Oil would have been the last thing I would want to have on a belt!
Is it a V belt or a serpentine belt?
If it's a V belt most often there's an elongated slot on a bracket on whatever it's driving so the belt tension can be adjusted.
 
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