The Car Squeaks When Turning It On
If you hear squeaking when you turn on your car, that is a good sign you need to get some work done. It may be a shock when you first hear it but think of it as a fair warning. Take your car in to a mechanic as soon as possible and tell them what is happening. They will be able to give you a good idea of what the problem is and help you make the right decision moving forward.
More than likely, it has to do with your car belt system. Newer cars use a serpentine belt. The older model cars can use up to three different belts. Whatever the culprit, you want to look under the hood. You want to check the belts and get a good idea of just what is going on.
We are going to look at the various ways your belt system could be malfunctioning. You can think of the squeaking as a warning from your car. It’s telling you to check your belts. It’s telling you that something is out of alignment or not quite up to spec. Here is what to look for and what to do if you hear a squeak when you start your car.