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Old 10-05-2012, 02:05 PM   #1
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Impreza WRX Belt Squeal on Downshift and normal take off

Since it has gotten colder in my area, I know your belts would squeal due to frost. But in my case after being warmed up and driven about 3 miles to work and I downshift, and one of my belts begins to squeal. I do have the Perrin Lightweight crank pulley. It was done correctly I did it 3 months ago, and replaced my belts along with the small A/C tensioner pulley as well. Never had any sort of sounds until 2 weeks ago and its a squealer for about 4-10 seconds at a time even with the heater/blower off. I've got the alternator tensioner adjuster as far as it would go but the belt tension is still within reason not loose not super-tight. And in some instances it does it on normal Daily Driving take off's.
Any insight is appreciated.
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