Originally Posted by DrDodge
bearings is more of a groul noise,, very i mean very seldome a squeak,, now today i saw something interesting,, had a car come in the shop with a squeak,, just as the right front wheel turned with a load on Ie driving,, turned out to be a loose wheel,, felt tight up in the air but sure as heck it was loose, also a 3.2 has a timing belt,, how many ,iles?? has it ever been replaced?
Well, I've had the tires removed and put back on twice since the noise started, and the noise hasn't changed, so it's probably not loose, but that IS a pretty strange story by the way. Somebody told me that it may be because I used Bendix pads, they said that they tend to get glazed and then squeak all the time, so I should take them off and grind off the surface and see if that fixes it, does that sound like a good plan to anyone else?
Now I need confirmation on this. First today a guy at the shop told me I had a timing belt, then at the Dodge dealership the guy in the service dept. told me that my year and engine has a chain, now you say it's a belt. I'm not saying you're wrong, I'm just saying are you certain? And why doesn't anyone agree on this point?
In any case, the car has 82k on it, and I just bought it a year ago so I'm not sure if it ever was replaced. But if you are asking then I'm assuming that you are leaning more toward the belt than the sensor. However, let me ask this, if the belt slips, wouldn't it just retard the spark advance, not speed it it up (forgive me if that doesn't make sense, I'm in over my head and trying to sound like I know what I'm talking about)?