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engine[?] squeal on accelerating from standstill

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engine[?] squeal on accelerating from standstill ....... sometimes only when cold.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  brownjeff replied 5 years ago.
Hi, thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. The other Experts and I are working on your answer. By the way, it would help us to know:

-What year is your Car?
-What make and model is your Car?
-How many miles are on your Car?
-What type of engine is in your Car?
-What have you already tried?

Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. Please reply as soon as possible so that we can finish answering your question.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
year 2006
mini cooper 's'
+-105 000km
nothing tried yet
Expert:  brownjeff replied 5 years ago.
What your describing is a belt noise and if the belt has not been replaced I suggest starting with replacing it.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
which belt? ...... are you referring to the cambelt? ...... does the cooper 's' have a cambelt?
Expert:  brownjeff replied 5 years ago.
I am referring to the drive belt or serpentine belt
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
thank you, I will have the belts checked.
Expert:  brownjeff replied 5 years ago.
No worries....

Thanks and take care!