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Brand: Buick is squealing – how to silence it?

Q: I purchased a new 2013 Buick LaCrosse with the six-cylinder engine in January 2013. It currently has only 10,300 miles on it. During cold mornings prior to the vehicle coming up to full operating temperature there is a squealing noise when accelerating from a stop. Once the engine is warmed up the noise seems to go away. It sounds very similar to a fan belt slipping. The dealer inspected the fan belt, idler pulley and engine pulleys, finding nothing wrong. They reported they were unable to hear the noise, likely because the engine was up to temperature when they inspected the vehicle. Can you help?

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