If it is squealing I would say it's not tight enough, also if it has
squealed much it will get glazed and squeal more easily with time...
The AC compressor is quite a load and will need more tension than the
alternator did by itslef to keep from making noise.
dave houser wrote:
> For those who have added A/C to their engines, how tight are you
> making the belts between the compressor and alternator, and compressor
> and crank?
> Is it tighter or the normal 3/4" play between belts? I've developed a
> squeak when I turn the A/C on and when I take off from a light, a belt
> squeals and I'm wondering if I have it too tight( I'm using a bar to
> lever the alternator up before I tighten things up).
> Dave Houser