High pitch squeal noise when u start it up ?

Asked by Oct 23, 2011 at 02:26 PM about the 2001 Toyota Land Cruiser

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Sounds like coming from belt area. Gets worse when u give it gas but goes away when u back down to idle. More pro nounced when u give it gas ! Thanks !!!!

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More than likely it is the drive belt. Usually more pronounced when the engine is cold. With the engine off, pop the hold and inspect the drive belt. If it is glazed or heavily cracked, that could very well be the problem..

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