PT Cruiser Forum  
Advertisements
       

Go Back   PT Cruiser Forum > General Forums > Tech & Performance Forum

PT Cruiser Forum

Advertisements
PT Drivers Side Squeaking

 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 18 May 2012, 05:29 pm
Fresh Cruiser
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 7
Default PT Drivers Side Squeaking

Ive had a loud squeak on startup for the last 6-8 months and its driving me nuts. It seems to get worse if I start the car on a slope. The squeak is coming from the drivers side, so i'm thinking it could be the mount thats located under the battery tray? Here's a video of the noise..

Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 18 May 2012, 10:58 pm
fabreezai's Avatar
Fanatic Cruiser
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Norad Colorado
Posts: 714
Default Re: PT Drivers Side Squeaking

Although it sounds like it's coming from the drivers side, I would say that's a belt "squeak" from the sound of the video, more than likely from the alt belt since the other belt has a automatic tensioner on it. I would tighten the alt belt and see if goes away. When was the last time the belt's were changed?
__________________
Cheers! 2003 2.4, N/A, Touring, Supercharged, 5 speed. 126k..... Blew up that engine, building another to take the boost! Built a new engine, still working out some issuess.......
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 19 May 2012, 09:03 am
Fresh Cruiser
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 7
Default Re: PT Drivers Side Squeaking

No idea when the belts were last changed; I picked up my PT from Enterprise rent-a-car with 40k on it, now at 72k.

Ill inspect the belt and check the tension.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 19 May 2012, 11:04 am
davea300's Avatar
Cool Cruiser
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Scotland UK
Posts: 306
Default Re: PT Drivers Side Squeaking

Mine does the same. I'm 99% sure its the alt belt as well. There are threads here on the correct procedure for tightening
__________________
2005 2.4 PT CRUISER (UK SPEC)
Short ram intake, chrome grill, chrome belt line, drilled/slotted discs, few flames, engine dress up, chrome bits and pieces.
67,000 miles
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 21 Jun 2012, 08:07 pm
Fresh Cruiser
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 7
Default Re: PT Drivers Side Squeaking

Had the same problem, it was the serp. belt squeking on the tensioner not enough pressure being applied to the drive belt. new tensioner 12.60$ and 1 hour of sweat. = no more noise.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Removing drivers side cargo area side panel Jtwheels2007 Interior Accessories Forum 2 26 Mar 2012 08:03 pm
Key does not work in drivers side door adriennemetalsmith Sound and Security Forum 4 02 Jun 2010 07:07 pm
Drivers Side Gets Loud TwoToneTommy Wheels, Tires, Suspension 3 24 Feb 2010 09:12 pm
Some A-hole cut my top on the drivers side MINIHEMI46 PT Cruiser Convertible Forum 21 02 Jan 2010 11:37 pm
Drivers Side Headlight 2k1PT Classifieds: Want To Buy 2 23 Aug 2008 03:39 pm


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:28 am.




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc.
vB.Sponsors