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engine noise! #433867 Apr 3, 1:56pm Apr 3, 1:56pm
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engine noise!
hi everybody i have alittle problem. my car is making noises, when the weather is wet out. So i think the problem is the belt. then i went to the toyota dealership to fixs the problem. it was fixs, then acouple months passed by ,the noise came back. Then one of my friends said that you can use a belt dressing, to make the noise stop. but you knw wht, its making the noise a lot worse. the noise is starting to try me crazy.

if anybody knw wht to do , hook me up.

Re: engine noise! [Re: tonychef] #433868 Apr 3, 2:31pm Apr 3, 2:31pm
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describe the noise...?


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Re: engine noise! [Re: tonychef] #433869 Apr 3, 2:40pm Apr 3, 2:40pm
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the noise is a sharp squick squick squick squickey noise, then i put on the belt dressing and now its a low squick noise

Re: engine noise! [Re: tonychef] #433870 Apr 3, 2:44pm Apr 3, 2:44pm
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the noise is a sharp squick squick squick squickey noise, then i put on the belt dressing and now its a low squick noise

Re: engine noise! [Re: tonychef] #433871 Apr 3, 9:07pm Apr 3, 9:07pm
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well waht i have herd is you need a gatorback belt. problme with toyota belt tensoner. i ahve an 04, less then a year old and teh bitch is squeeking. i am thinkign its the alternator oully, but everone is saying get the batorback belt thumbsup

Re: engine noise! [Re: hombredelassrtas] #433872 Apr 3, 11:44pm Apr 3, 11:44pm
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its ur belt.
if you wanna make sure if ur tensioner is gone, and you own a manual car, launch on 2nd gear, if you hear a weird clicking noises under ur engine bay through 1000-2000rpm, that means ur tensioner is gone

Re: engine noise! [Re: stefanoc] #433873 Apr 4, 12:08am Apr 4, 12:08am
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i havent herd that soudn before and have accidently launched in 2nd. sucks becasue my car isnt even a year old and is already making noises. going to toyota when i get home for summer to see what they say cry

Re: engine noise! [Re: hombredelassrtas] #433874 Apr 4, 2:11pm Apr 4, 2:11pm
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when i went to the toyota dealership , they replace all the pulleys and the belt 6 months ago. do you guys think its the weather that making the noise, for a example a raining day. thats the only time my car make the fu#*ing noise. Now the noise is getting worse, im like wht the fuck. do i have to replace the whole f&*king engine or something . or do you think they didnt tighten the pulleys?

Re: engine noise! [Re: hombredelassrtas] #433875 Apr 4, 2:16pm Apr 4, 2:16pm
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wht is the belt called again? gatorback belt or batorback belt? wtf

Re: engine noise! [Re: tonychef] #433876 Apr 4, 2:17pm Apr 4, 2:17pm
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My car does that too. Whenever it rains I start getting a squeeking noise from my engine, but it usually only last for about 15-30 minutes of driving.

Re: engine noise! [Re: GTS02] #433877 Apr 4, 2:20pm Apr 4, 2:20pm
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yup i have the same problem nothing a lil wd40 cant fix.


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Re: engine noise! [Re: Eman] #433878 Apr 4, 2:41pm Apr 4, 2:41pm
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were do you spray the wd40? dont tell me that you have to spray it on the belt

Re: engine noise! [Re: Eman] #433879 Apr 4, 2:45pm Apr 4, 2:45pm
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me too seems to be mostly when it's cold out.. until the belt gets warm or something.. so if I get a gatorback belt or a new idler it should fix the problem? it's real annoying cause when your in a tight alleyway it echos off everything and gets really loud..

Re: engine noise! [Re: celicatuner] #433880 Apr 4, 3:24pm Apr 4, 3:24pm
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when its cold i get the problem i havnt gotten that problem in about a year, at night i spray some on the belt and do a dry start in the morning


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Re: engine noise! [Re: Eman] #433881 Apr 4, 5:24pm Apr 4, 5:24pm
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hahahha yeah i knw wht you mean when the noise echos, i get embarrass when i get to a red light and 2 cars are between me it echos. im like shit, make it stop lol

Re: engine noise! [Re: tonychef] #433882 Apr 4, 6:29pm Apr 4, 6:29pm
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please don't spray ur serpentine belt with ANYTHING, it will only make it worse..i found out the hard way..just go buy a gatorback belt from autozone for $50.. install it urself with a help from a friend, i did mine just fine..very simple install, slip on like a glove..squeak went away and haven't came back yet..the reason that it squeaks more on rainny days is because of the moisture build up on ur crack belt..it'll go away if the weather is warm, it only go away if you NEVER spray anything on it b4, if you did then u're out of luck..took my car in for motor mount insert install and the mechanic notice the sound decide to give it a few spray of WD40, well little did he know..it got worse, ever since then it'll squeak ALL the time, every morning..if i want it to stop i gotta pop the Hood, spray it with Prestone belt dressing, EVERY single time it squeak..it's annoy and embarrassing...just go get that Gatorback belt..u'll like it..they got both for GT and GTS i think..i bought the GTS because my car is a GTS..


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: engine noise! [Re: celicafourotwo] #433883 Apr 5, 12:54pm Apr 5, 12:54pm
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how easy is it when you took off your old belt ? whts the couple of rules you have to knw before you put on the belt?

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