Can I drive my 2003 subaru forrester 2.5x at without the ac belt for a couple days?

20

Asked by Mar 16, 2015 at 09:51 PM about the 2003 Subaru Forester X

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the tensioner pulley on the air compressor
drive belt is shot. I ordered a brand new
brake and adjust bolt and clamp and that
whole deal but I am just wondering if I am
still able to drive without that belt for a
couple of days til my parts come in

3 Answers

110

if the only thing that belt drives is the AC compressor then yep

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
5,825

^^as above. Just make sure yours has the two belt setup. One on the outside for the alternator and power steering and then the smaller one on the inside is the AC compressor. The water pump and oil pump are ran on the timing belt so those are good. I've seen some outbacks with just one serpentine belt so I don't know if they ever mixed and matched. Best regards,

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
20

Thank you

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Can I drive my 2003 subaru forrester 2.5x at without the ac belt for a couple days? 1 answer

    the tensioner pulley on the air compressor drive belt is shot. I ordered a brand new brake and adjust bolt and clamp and that whole deal but I am just wondering if I am still able to drive without...

    2003 Subaru Forester X

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2003 Forester AC compressor. Do I need the belt? 12 answers

    My AC compressor started whining today, and I was wondering if I could take the belt off and run it safely without the belt until summer. A new compressor is anywhere from 4-700 bucks here, and I do...

    2003 Subaru Forester

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why does Subaru have a reputation for building reliable cars? 201 answers

    I recently became aware that my 2001 Forester has a leaking head gasket and a bad wheel bearing. Although the vehicle is 12 years old, it has only 95,000 miles and has been meticulously cared for (I ...

    2001 Subaru Forester S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Has anybody had problems with excessive oil consumption in the 2015 Subaru Forester? 368 answers

    I would like to buy a 2015 Subaru Forester in the next few months, but I'm concerned about the excessive oil consumption I keep reading about in older models and I know a class action lawsuit was file...

    2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 Subaru Outback Legacy wagon 25 answers

    I have a 2000 Subaru Outback Legacy wagon with 244,000 very hard mile on the clock. I have replaced the transmission (the original leaked fluid and slipped badly), replaced the head gaskets (2nd time)...

    2000 Subaru Outback Limited Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Forester

Looking for a Used Forester in your area?

CarGurus has 20,049 nationwide Forester listings starting at $1,382.

ZIP:

Search Subaru Forester Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Subaru Forester Experts

#1 Nick Eidemiller
Nick Eidemiller
Reputation 3,410
#2 walth
walth
Reputation 2,750
#3 lifeson34
lifeson34
Reputation 2,330
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Outback
365 Great Deals out of 25,648 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda CR-V
907 Great Deals out of 66,880 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota RAV4
821 Great Deals out of 53,146 listings starting at $2,199
Used Subaru Impreza
172 Great Deals out of 10,618 listings starting at $1,495
Used Subaru Legacy
198 Great Deals out of 15,040 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota Highlander
640 Great Deals out of 22,079 listings starting at $2,000
Used Toyota 4Runner
341 Great Deals out of 20,329 listings starting at $1,250
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
38 Great Deals out of 1,173 listings starting at $2,795
Used Ford Escape
1,416 Great Deals out of 83,997 listings starting at $1,400
Used Toyota Tacoma
712 Great Deals out of 32,122 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Pilot
527 Great Deals out of 19,353 listings starting at $950
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,001 Great Deals out of 65,972 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Subaru Forester For Sale
11,566 listings starting at $20,970
2016 Subaru Forester For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 1,222 listings starting at $18,999
2015 Subaru Forester For Sale
75 Great Deals out of 1,702 listings starting at $10,429
2014 Subaru Forester For Sale
60 Great Deals out of 1,571 listings starting at $9,995
2013 Subaru Forester For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 369 listings starting at $9,121