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Username Post: 2011 C6 - Loud Belt Squeal while throttling        (Topic#320395)
qwkinuf 
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01-22-15 01:01 PM - Post#2517130    

Anyone experience this before. Just started happening last night.

Chirps when idling. Squeals like the dickens when pushing the accelerator. Significant loss of power. Tried a little soap on the belts. Then a squirt of water. No good. Don't see any noticeable wobble on the belts.

Taking it in next week to have a mechanic take a look at it.



Edited by qwkinuf on 01-22-15 01:04 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 


rcr3 
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01-23-15 04:02 AM - Post#2517260    
    In response to qwkinuf

We are seeing harmonic balancer problems on these cars.

'67 Camaro survivor
'06 Z71 Sierra Ex Cab
'37 Chevy cp.SOLD!!6/7/14
'00 S10 Ex Cab BUILT FOR EVERYDAY,NOT JUST THE HOLIDAYS
'73 Nova pro-street project
'17 Chevy Trax LT







 
qwkinuf 
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08-23-15 03:35 PM - Post#2570777    
    In response to rcr3

Sorry I have not responded sooner. Yep, you were exactly correct. It was the harmonic balancer. Once replaced, it runs like a champ & not a chirp. Thanks.



 
rcr3 
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08-24-15 02:29 AM - Post#2570861    
    In response to qwkinuf

Glad you got it fixed!

'67 Camaro survivor
'06 Z71 Sierra Ex Cab
'37 Chevy cp.SOLD!!6/7/14
'00 S10 Ex Cab BUILT FOR EVERYDAY,NOT JUST THE HOLIDAYS
'73 Nova pro-street project
'17 Chevy Trax LT







 
rcr3 
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02-02-16 04:51 AM - Post#2606130    
    In response to elisagrace

Or you could ask someone like me who works at a Chevy dealership and sees these problems on a weekly basis.

'67 Camaro survivor
'06 Z71 Sierra Ex Cab
'37 Chevy cp.SOLD!!6/7/14
'00 S10 Ex Cab BUILT FOR EVERYDAY,NOT JUST THE HOLIDAYS
'73 Nova pro-street project
'17 Chevy Trax LT







 


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