Having problems with your Hyundai Motor 2003 Sonata ?
Belts squeal every time I start my car. It's worse when
there's moisture in the air. The car 2003 Sonata doesnt have an on/off switch for the air. I can turn it down but its always on. I've had the belts replaced and adjusted several times at auto repair chains and the dealer. The noise remains. In fact each time its replaced its stops then comes back louder than ever
Go to a auto part store and buy a spray can of belt dressing you start the can open the hood go over to the belts spray it on the bottom pulley otherwise called the crankshaft pulley the sound will stop you will probaly have to do this about 1 a day for three days and then you shouldnt have any more problems
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Belts squeal every time I start my car. It's worse when there's moisture in the air. The car 2003 Sonata doesnt have an on/off switch for the air. I can turn it down but its always on. I've had the belts replaced and adjusted several times at auto repair chains and the dealer. The noise remains. In fact each time its replaced its stops then comes back louder than ever
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