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Screeching noise on startup, Chrysler vehicles

My Chrysler makes a screeching noise on startup

Chrysler has issued a service bulletin #07-002-15 REV. A to address a screeching noise on startup, or more specifically an idler pulley noise during cold start on the vehicles listed below:


2013 – 2014 Ram 1500 Pickup

2014 – 2015 Jeep Cherokee

2011 – 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2011 – 2014 Dodge Durango

2011 – 2014 Dodge Charger

2011 – 2014 Dodge Challenger

2011 – 2014 Chrysler 300

2011 – 2014 Dodge Journey

2011 – 2014 Chrysler 200, Dodge Avenger

2011 – 2014 Chrysler Town And Country, Dodge Caravan

The bulletin applies only to vehicles built on or before September 01, 2014 and those vehicles equipped with 3.2L V6 24V VVT, or 3.6L V6 24V VVT Engine.

Chrysler states that the sound is a loud high frequency screeching noise on startup that happens within 20 seconds of engine startup and lasts about 90 seconds intermittently during a cold engine start, approximately 0 degrees C (32 degrees F) and below.

The fix is a new updated idler pulley #05281301AA Idler Pulley

screeching noise on startup

05281301AA Idler Pulley


screeching noise on startup

05281301AA Idler Pulley

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