Why does my civic screech/grate when I turn it on

Asked by Apr 22, 2015 at 01:02 PM about the 2000 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Noise continues but is less when driving. Yellow maintenance light is on

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Check the condition of the serpentine belt if it has any cracks or looks glazed and old, replace it, also check the condition of the belt tensioner and idler pulley, make sure everything spins smoothly and doesn't feel loose.

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