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Hi. Does anyone know if the alternator belt should have a cover as mine is exposed and when it gets wet it squeals like a loose belt but it is correctly tensioned. It's a 2.4 aab. Ta
 

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There should be a large metal tray which bolts to the chassis rails under the van. This tray protects the underneath of the engine including the belts.
It looks like this, but varies depending on which engine you have
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I guess the tray protects the engine from underneath but the rain still gets in through the side. It looks like there should be something there.
 
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