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Old 07-15-2009, 11:03 PM
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Re: Squirly noise???

Thanks Rob, I guess I'll have to go to a dealer and have them point out what exactly what is wrong.
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Old 07-15-2009, 11:27 PM
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Re: Squirly noise???

the dealer may RIP YOU OFF

go to the local repair place. the belt and idler is a very common part. those places do those items all the time. if the belt is all cracked inside, get one of those too!

i can guarantee it will be cheaper than the dealer if its the idler as I suspect.
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Old 07-15-2009, 11:30 PM
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Re: Squirly noise???

I know they're going to rip me off but the dealers never steared me wrong before except for when the power steering started to die at sixty thousand miles, which I believe will need to be replaced soon.
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Old 07-16-2009, 12:25 AM
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Re: Squirly noise???

Rob, the old saying "you can't help those that can't help themselves" comes to mind here.

Dylan, there is absolutely no reason to need to visit a dealer to diagnose this issue on a Jeep like yours. They're not exactly rare. Save some money and head to a normal garage.......
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Re: Squirly noise???

A/C compressor is prolly on its way out.

Its really fun when it siezes and you see smoke from under the hood as the belts burn over the siezed pulley. I would go have a a/c system check done. Its a $1500 job to replace a compressor and the necessary parts that go wtih it.


Avoid dealers at all costs unless you have a warranty. Find a good reputable mechanic that you trust. It takes a while but when you find one you will be happy.
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Old 07-16-2009, 11:43 AM
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Re: Squirly noise???

I edited the engine bay pic to show yall where the thing that wigles a lot is.
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Re: Squirly noise???

I think I called it the tensioner pulley....whatever pulley it is....sounds like its on its way....OUT. Thjat would be an easy fix for any mechanic
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Re: Squirly noise???

should I take the belt off of it so that it doesn't knock anything off?
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Re: Squirly noise???

Yeah do that.....lol.......
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Re: Squirly noise???

dude...thats your accessories belt....you take that baby off and youll be stranded. Tell your dad you "MAY" need a new ac pulley and possibly a belt and let him take care of it
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Re: Squirly noise???

My dad's worse than I am so I'd rather have a dealer look at it.

---------- Post added at 09:08 AM ---------- Previous post was at 09:07 AM ----------

Note to self taking belts off = BAD. lol

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So you guys are pretty sure it's an AC pully right?
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Re: Squirly noise???

take it to a mechanic....its impossible to know for sure over the internet
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