I have a 2004 2.7 litre Dodge Stratus, now makes a noise in front of motor. it's Not a Rod or lifter. The noise does quit and get loud

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Asked by May 10, 2015 at 02:28 PM about the 2004 Dodge Stratus SE

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Possible idler or tensioner pulley, water pump bearing, alternator bearing...........

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CamaroCollector was told could possibly timing belt

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Does the noise increase with the engine rpm?

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Sometimes it does but when idling it's steady

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Remove the serpentine belt and physically check all pulleys that will spin, they should spin smoothly, if not replace any that are bad. a bad bearing in a pulley will make all kinds of noise.

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Yeah I thought I heard water pump. Was going to sell. justw ,

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Broke on may to the dealership! Need to sell

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