Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Sydney,N.S.W Australia
Car: 2004 (my04) outback. R 3.0
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idler pulley and tensioner
Just have a few Questions in regards to the Idler pulley and tensioner.
1.How would i know when i need to change them? My car has 85,000miles and when i drive i hear a slight whirring sound as i accelerate, kind of like a supercharger sound but not very loud. i am assuming this is just how the 6cyl. sounds?
2. What exactly needs changing usually, what are the parts called, what do i tell the mechanic and should i buy the bearings or the actual pulley?
3.Can i get aftermarket parts from ebay or should these parts be original?