i changed my water pump out and timing belt,when i started itbavck up,its running but rough,it almost sounds like something is rubbing,.it stays running and when i accerate it knocks a little,any sugg

Asked by Jul 17, 2017 at 02:57 AM about the 2001 Lexus ES 300 FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the cam&crank moved on me when getting things apart.but i did put everything
back at top dead center before putting belt on.when i startedit up,its running
rough now and here a rattle when i rev, it up

3 Answers

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Recheck your work, it sounds like it's still not set right. Did you do the complete kit or just the pump and belt? Could be an idler making the rubbing sound.

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just the belt and pump,am new at this and didnt know about the kits and since i jumped into this without doing my home work,am paying for it now.am just thankful forthe internet and people like you who take time out ur day to help guys like me,that know just enough to be dangerous or mess it up beound fixing it yourself.but have no choice due to cash flow problems,so thanks again

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Feel free to ask any questions you may have, there is no such thing as a stupid question when it comes to automotive today.

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