Power steering belt squeals

1998 elantra power steering belt squeals no matter how tight the belt is. I have destroyed 1 pump by overtightening the belt. Need to know what the problem is. Thanks

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U138479 wrote:

You can buy belt dressing spray that takes care of the problem. IIRC, there's one called "Belt Ease".
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Belt dressing is not the solution ! You surely use the wrong belt.The V shape of the belt is too small or became too small by the squealing and hits the bottom of the pulley even when fully tightened. With a new (bigger) belt it will never squeal.

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Have you checked your alternator/water pump belt? The power steering belt is driven by the water pump. If the water pump/alternator belt is loose and you put a load on the steering pump, the alternator/water pump belt is likely to slip and squeal.
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