Car is smoking and has a high pitch screaming after i replaced the belt. What can be purposely with it??

Asked by Mar 29, 2014 at 05:33 PM about the 1995 Mercury Sable 4 Dr GS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Its an 1995 ford mercery sable not a
wagon.  V6 3.0. Replaced belt.

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Could be a slipping/smoking belt, make sure you have the routing correct and the tensioner is good, also make sure the belt is the correct length.

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250,645

Right or one of your pulleys is frozen due to failed pulley bearings. Remove the belt again and spin all the pulleys to determine which one it is.

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