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Cadillac STS-V Series Forum Discussion, Cold Start Squeaks in Cadillac V-Series Forums; My V upon start-up has squeaks for about 20-60 secs regardless of outside temp; any feedback is appreciated....
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    Cold Start Squeaks

    My V upon start-up has squeaks for about 20-60 secs regardless of outside temp; any feedback is appreciated.

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    Re: Cold Start Squeaks

    Serpentine Belt..

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    Re: Cold Start Squeaks

    Serpentine Belt

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    Re: Cold Start Squeaks

    meaning?

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    Re: Cold Start Squeaks

    replace the serp belt.

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    Re: Cold Start Squeaks

    Quote Originally Posted by parkeraire View Post
    replace the serp belt.
    what happens if I don't?

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    Re: Cold Start Squeaks

    Cold Start Squeaks

    Might want to check the belt tension. A weak belt tensioner can cause the belt to squeal. Use of a belt tension gauge is the best way to check it.

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