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Old 05-09-2019, 04:44 PM
Bensirpent07 Bensirpent07 is offline
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Default Squealing coming from the front of engine bay

Currently stumped by a squealing sound coming from the very front of my engine.

Things that I've ruled out:
  • Idler Pulley
  • Tensioner Pulley
  • Serpentine Belt

I'm kind of leaning towards it potentially being a fan clutch. Had someone at O'Reilly's also listen to it and suggested maybe fan clutch bearing. Sounds very loud towards the front center. Not sure how to diagnose a fan clutch.
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Old 05-09-2019, 04:51 PM
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Default Re: Squealing coming from the front of engine bay

Loosen the serpentine belt and try turning the water pump, more likely it than a fan clutch.
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Old 05-10-2019, 09:23 AM
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Default Re: Squealing coming from the front of engine bay

Usually a fan clutch just locks up and runs the fan at full speed all the time. Sounds like a big fan blowing air on full blast. I agree with tomboy about the water pump. Could be the bearings in the a/c compressor or the alternator.
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