can you lube the pulley system on a 2013 subaru outback? its squeky

Asked by Mar 24, 2016 at 04:14 PM about the 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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sound like a belt ....if not then u have a pulley bearing that might be going bad ...

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Pulleys today have sealed bearing and must be replace, so no lube.

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Thank you both. I'll get back with you after I find out what the dealer says.

8,770

Dirt or liquids get on one of the pulleys. Just drive for awhile. If still squeaking try spray lube, belt dressing, soap, or pee on it. I'm serious...one of these liquids will alter or remove the noise. It's a bit too early for it to be a pulley bearing....

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