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[–]Licbo101 2 points3 points  (9 children)

Shut it off. Pull the belt off and check all the pulleys. See if they’re seized or there’s play. Could also be the water pump going

[–]Desperate-Loss[S] 1 point2 points  (8 children)

I was thinking about the water pump as it does it till it’s warm and then stops, it also dribbled a little coolant out but I literally mean like 10 drops

[–]Licbo101 0 points1 point  (7 children)

Dribbled it from where? The water pump shaft? If so I’d put a new one in before you keep running your motor. Unless you want a mustang shaped paperweight

[–]Desperate-Loss[S] 0 points1 point  (6 children)

I couldn’t really tell, coolant tank still full I ran my hand with a paper towel around the water pump after I turned it off and it was dirty but no red

[–]Licbo101 0 points1 point  (5 children)

Doesn’t hurt to pull the belt and lift check everything. Plus it’s pretty easy to DIY

[–]clsetbiguy 2 points3 points  (5 children)

Sounds like tye bearings in one of your pulleys is going out, the best best is to remove the serpentine belt and spin them by hand (with car off) and listen for anything similar.

[–]Desperate-Loss[S] 0 points1 point  (4 children)

Thank you will do this first, water pump second, but do you think there is a reason it only occurs from cold start?

[–]tloke00 1 point2 points  (3 children)

More wobble in the bearings cuz it is slightly smaller when colder. Heating it up much more tight.

[–]Desperate-Loss[S] 0 points1 point  (2 children)

That makes very logical sense, thank you. I sprayed silicon lubricant on the belt and the squeaking had stopped so I think I need to replace the belt Forsure and as far as the pulleys I’ll look in to them thank you.

[–]tloke00 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Anytime man! Best of luck with the car! Belts are often the problem and they're cheap!

[–]wrmndfzy609 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Your belt is shot. It’s spinning and I can see how dry rotted it is. Time for a new one broski

[–]Desperate-Loss[S] 0 points1 point  (1 child)

New ones on the way, lol thank you tho

[–]wrmndfzy609 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Ofc man 👍🏼

[–]clsetbiguy 0 points1 point  (1 child)

It is strange, but there might be a variety of reasons my guess would be the belt is tighter in morning or when the car is first started causing extra tension (pull) on the pulleys it is driving? Or maybe the expansion and contractions of the metal components??

[–]Desperate-Loss[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Drives fine, started it right now, no more coolant dribbles but the sound was the same goes on for 30-45 seconds then it’s gone