Could the tension er cause the belt to sqeal?

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Asked by Jul 21, 2013 at 02:47 PM about the 2003 Honda Accord LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2003 Honda with 4cyclender.Changed belt and tension er pulley/bearing.Hard to tell where squeal is coming from even with a stethoscope.Could the tension er be the cause?

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Maybe or one it could be the bearing in the alternator, power steering pump or AC which run on the same belt.

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Tom checked power steering pump and alternator with automotive stethoscope .Couldn't really detect the squeal. Tension er is original as far as I know. Squeal is still there with A/C off or on. I am suspecting the tension er. and looking for 2nd onion.

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Some Hondas have an idler pully right under the tensioner pully. Both are attached to tensioner but only top one has tension. Did you replace both of them?

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On this 4cylender there is only the one.The idler is on the V 6 engine.

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