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Old 06-20-2021, 01:07 AM   #1
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I just swapped out both the ac belt and the fan belt. I get a fairly loud squeal from the front when I start from a stop and every so often when driving. I have adjusted the belts and they're not loose either.
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Old 06-20-2021, 02:55 AM   #2
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Whos belts did you get/install? Nissan? 3rd party?
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Probably at least as bad as a Jeep so worse than a cow.
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Seems like the belts need to be tightened.

Sometimes the pulley needs to be tightened by turning the bolt in the center of the pulley. But careful not to over tighten the nuts.
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Whos belts did you get/install? Nissan? 3rd party?

I recommend only Gates or Gatorback or factory belts. Yes, these trucks historically are prone to squeals.
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I recommend only Gates or Gatorback or factory belts. Yes, these trucks historically are prone to squeals.
Put a Gates on, and when I got back from another test ride I tightened everything up again and as of this morning there is no more squeal!
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So, what belt squealed? Share where you got it? Got a PN?

Nice to know what to avoid...
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