5.2l squealing HELP! - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 05-19-2013, 02:22 PM Thread Starter
grandcherokee94
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Muscle Shoals
Posts: 96
5.2l squealing HELP!

I have a 98 ZJ with the 5.2L,I have replaced the idler pulley,a/c clutch and pulley,tensioner pulley,power steering pulley,and a new belt.I haven't drove the jeep in over a month now because the squeal will not stop,you don't hear it at idle,but gets loud as hell when I give it alittle bit of gas. I do not know what else to do and because of the squeal I have put a stop on the build. I don't know if there anyway to tighten the belt,before replacing everything I did WD-40 and also dish soap,which would stop it for about an hour before it came back,Please help me!

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum


1994 ZJ-4.0L HO,K&N CAI,TB spacer,Flowmaster Duel Exhaust,8000k HID,White Face Gauges,Pillar Gauges,3.5 Tuff Country lift,Much much more!-SOLD!

1998 ZJ Limited-5.2L AWD
Build Tread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/p...rokee-1405999/

1996 ZJ Limited-5.2L AWD
grandcherokee94 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 05-20-2013, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
grandcherokee94
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Muscle Shoals
Posts: 96
Quote:
Originally Posted by grandcherokee94
I have a 98 ZJ with the 5.2L,I have replaced the idler pulley,a/c clutch and pulley,tensioner pulley,power steering pulley,and a new belt.I haven't drove the jeep in over a month now because the squeal will not stop,you don't hear it at idle,but gets loud as hell when I give it alittle bit of gas. I do not know what else to do and because of the squeal I have put a stop on the build. I don't know if there anyway to tighten the belt,before replacing everything I did WD-40 and also dish soap,which would stop it for about an hour before it came back,Please help me!

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum
Can anyone help me out?!

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum

1994 ZJ-4.0L HO,K&N CAI,TB spacer,Flowmaster Duel Exhaust,8000k HID,White Face Gauges,Pillar Gauges,3.5 Tuff Country lift,Much much more!-SOLD!

1998 ZJ Limited-5.2L AWD
Build Tread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/p...rokee-1405999/

1996 ZJ Limited-5.2L AWD
grandcherokee94 is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 05-21-2013, 12:38 PM
Pierre_r
Senior Member
 
Pierre_r's Avatar
1989 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Sweden
Posts: 907
Waterpump or alternator both those will squeal before they die.
Pierre_r is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 05-22-2013, 08:25 PM Thread Starter
grandcherokee94
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Muscle Shoals
Posts: 96
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pierre_r
Waterpump or alternator both those will squeal before they die.
Thanks,I'll have to check into those.

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum

1994 ZJ-4.0L HO,K&N CAI,TB spacer,Flowmaster Duel Exhaust,8000k HID,White Face Gauges,Pillar Gauges,3.5 Tuff Country lift,Much much more!-SOLD!

1998 ZJ Limited-5.2L AWD
Build Tread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/p...rokee-1405999/

1996 ZJ Limited-5.2L AWD
grandcherokee94 is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 05-23-2013, 07:03 AM
tp72chev
Registered User
1997 WJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Holland
Posts: 10
You stated that you replaced the tensioner pulley but not the whole tensioner. If you spray the belt with water or anything and the noise goes away then you problem is the belt or the tension of the belt. Since you sprayed the belt with wd40 you need to replace it as well as clean all your pulleys. If there is rust on the crank pulley wire brush it and clean it. I would also replace the whole tensioner.
tp72chev is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 05-23-2013, 11:20 AM Thread Starter
grandcherokee94
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Muscle Shoals
Posts: 96
Quote:
Originally Posted by tp72chev
You stated that you replaced the tensioner pulley but not the whole tensioner. If you spray the belt with water or anything and the noise goes away then you problem is the belt or the tension of the belt. Since you sprayed the belt with wd40 you need to replace it as well as clean all your pulleys. If there is rust on the crank pulley wire brush it and clean it. I would also replace the whole tensioner.
I was planning on replacing the whole tensioner soon,but since it's almost $70 I didn't want to get that just in case that didnt work either,so was wondering if theres anything else that could be causing it,just getting tired of dumping money into it and the noise not going away

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum

1994 ZJ-4.0L HO,K&N CAI,TB spacer,Flowmaster Duel Exhaust,8000k HID,White Face Gauges,Pillar Gauges,3.5 Tuff Country lift,Much much more!-SOLD!

1998 ZJ Limited-5.2L AWD
Build Tread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/p...rokee-1405999/

1996 ZJ Limited-5.2L AWD
grandcherokee94 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome