Engine & Gearbox Idler pulley noise

Discussion in '7th Generation (2003-2008) [Acura TSX]' started by jcalvarez, Monday 16th Apr, 2018 at 11:11am.

  1. jcalvarez Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Scotland Jose Dunfermline
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    Hello fellow Accord owners,

    I recently noticed that my serpentine belt had seen better days, and decided to replace it. While at it, checked tensioner and idler pulleys for noise. The tensioner pulley seems OK, but the idler one sounds noisy, attached a video with sound, could you please confirm whether I should replace it?



    Here the old belt, I assume I was right to change it:

    Old_Belt.JPG

    Thank you,

    Jose
     
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  2. rimmo Premium Member Club Supporter

    United Kingdom Charlie Brigg North Lincs
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    If it was me and for peace of mind I would change it
     
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  3. jcalvarez Senior Member ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Scotland Jose Dunfermline
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    That's my impression at the moment. Genuine ones are going for £35~ish.
     
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