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


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

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

7 Answers


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

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CamaroCollector was told could possibly timing belt


Does the noise increase with the engine rpm?

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Sometimes it does but when idling it's steady


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.


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


Broke on may to the dealership! Need to sell

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