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Serpintine Belt Noise ??

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Hi there,
2006 xterra,Purchased back in may 18,000 mi., developed belt noise 2 weeks after purchase, changed to new belt and tensioner, good for another 2weeks, noise came back ?? checked pulley alignment noticed power steering pulley about an 1/8 inch out, no problem to it to work machined as required, cleaned all pulleys with brake cleaner and wire brushes, sqwealing noise back again?? starts out with chirping at start up and goes away as it warms up, as days go by it (the noise) continually gets worse untill its sqwealin all the time,change belt repeat process, any ideas, your imput would be greatly appreciated !!!
thanks Steve
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I swapped out complete belt tensioner assy,Idler bearing looked and felt to be in good shape ?? Maybe I should swap out bearing in idler pulley ??? thanks Steve
Have yet to swap out Idler bearing, changed belt again, good to go for another month of quiet operatiobn. W.T.F
You should read my original post from 11-09....We may have different issues ???
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