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My 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L V6 4Spd auto Chrips when I start it for about 30-45 seconds. It sounded like a serp belt. The dealer has replaced the Belt, Aternator, Tensioner and power steering. Still chirping!!!! What else could be the cause? The dealer says that it doesn't do it long enough to find where the chirping sound is coming from. Last I checked it sounded the loudest from the drives side wheel well area. It does it every morning or if it sits for longer than 8-9 hours in all weather conditions. Any help would be appreciated. The vehicle runs great and the tranny shifts smooth thru all gears.
 

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Welcome to the world of Dodge. I've had 93 Voyager, have 2000 Grand Caravan, and 99 Ram 1500, and they all do it. I did change the idler pulley on the 93 and it stopped for a couple of months, and have had about 20 assorted pull up next to me at lights, that did it. It is not all, granted, but a sizeable share. Seems to do it worst in cool damp weather, and usually goes away after driving for 15-20 minutes (unless you run through a water puddle. I really think it's the idler pulley bearing, and wish they made one that you could service (grease lightly).
 

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if the sound is coming from the driver's side then I am completely bamboozled as any rotating bits on that side are inside engine/transmission cases

My 94 with 3.3 litre has a chirp/squeak from the passenger side and i know it has something to do with the serpentine belts and the other bits associated with it

Since i am losing p/s fluid i belive that is my culprit

Alas since I hurt my back, the repair is going to consist of topping up the reservoir until I am fit enough to have at it
 
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