Belt squeals when start, then goes away??? - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 01-03-2013, 08:17 AM Thread Starter
joekachman
Registered User
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: warren
Posts: 61
Belt squeals when start, then goes away???

Every time I start my cherokee the belt squeals for about a minute then goes away. Could it be the bearings in one of the pullys or a bad belt?

joekachman is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 01-03-2013, 12:11 PM
leftlanetruckin
XJ on 37's
 
leftlanetruckin's Avatar
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: missouri via blackpool,lancs.
Posts: 10,625
Tighten the belt.
Next....

1998 XJ on 37's.JK Rubi axles with chromo shafts and ctm's, 4:1 transfer case, etc etc etc.
2003 Range Rover HSE, 4.4 Quad Cam.
1998 Range Rover with a 6.0 LSx
1994 YJ, 4.3/700R4/OME SOA, etc
Western Star 4900EX 4 axle.
4.3/700r4/new frame buildup (YJ)....

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
leftlanetruckin is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 01-03-2013, 07:58 PM
jokerchief462
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Sin City
Posts: 2,881
Garage
Replace the belt and while it is off inspect the pulley for foreign matter oil, grit, rust etc. If is a serpentine check the idlers for bad bearings. If it is a V belt same procedure.

89YJ 2.5L TBI, AX-5, NP231 SYE, Ford 8.8, Yukon Grizzly, Tom Woods Shaft, 33" BFG T/As, 4" lift, Warn VR10000s.

AF Jeep Club Tail #184
jokerchief462 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 01-03-2013, 08:12 PM
leftlanetruckin
XJ on 37's
 
leftlanetruckin's Avatar
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: missouri via blackpool,lancs.
Posts: 10,625
XJ should be a manual tensioner IIRC, thus my tighten the belt comment....

Martin

1998 XJ on 37's.JK Rubi axles with chromo shafts and ctm's, 4:1 transfer case, etc etc etc.
2003 Range Rover HSE, 4.4 Quad Cam.
1998 Range Rover with a 6.0 LSx
1994 YJ, 4.3/700R4/OME SOA, etc
Western Star 4900EX 4 axle.
4.3/700r4/new frame buildup (YJ)....

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
leftlanetruckin 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