Serpintine belt

Asked by Dec 31, 2016 at 02:00 PM about the 2002 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a o2 century 3.1 .just the other on my
way home from work it started makin a bad
squealing noin on acceleRation but wouldnt
go till i let off and feathered it every other
day tje batt is dead starts right up with a
jump any help car runs great no stals or
anythin like that sometimes i have to give a
lil gas n it will start

4 Answers


Install a new belt.


should also check the belt tensioner


With a dead battery and squealing belt I'd suspect the alternator. HTH. -Jim


Also check your tensioner and other pulleys while at it and look/feel your radiator hoses at this time.

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