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  1. Problems & Issues
    I’ve change the tensioner pulley wheel and the belt recently. Still squeaky. It’s extra bad when it’s cold or wet out. And most of the time it goes away after the engine warms up. What else could the squeak be?
  2. Problems & Issues
    Hi Element owner friends. I have a 2003 Element AWD, AT, 114K. I've replaced just the idler pulley, not the entire belt tensioner. (Managed NOT to drop the nut on the inside of tensioner) Can't figure out a good way to tighten the idler pulley nut. As you know, when you move the bolt toward to...
  3. Maintenance and Service
    So, the compressor seized up and shredded the serpentine belt. I don't know if or when I'll feel the need for a/c, so I'd love to get a serpentine belt that just bypasses the compressor. I believe there was such a thing as an Element without a/c, so what would the part number be for that...
  4. Maintenance and Service
    Hey Guys, I brought my 2008 SC with 146,000 on it... into the Honda dealer in Los Angeles to check a clicking/clunking sound coming from the front end. While i was there i had them give it an overall inspection and see if there was anything that needed to be replaced. They gave me a list of...
  5. Maintenance and Service
    I drive a 2003 2WD Element DX with Automatic transmission. I wanted to replace the serpentine drive belt and ordered the only one listed for my car. But it is too long. It's about 69 inches, and the one on the car currently is a seven rib serpentine belt about 55.5 inches long. I bought the...
  6. Problems & Issues
    how do I find a Bypass Pulley (A/C) 2003 Element or can I use a shortened S-Belt?
  7. Maintenance and Service
    I finally attempted the drive belt replacement as part of a little preventative maintenance (66,300 miles !!) . The ONLY way I can see it being done is with a special tool designed to manipulate the Serpentine belt tensioner . . . I tried everything else; impossible access and leverage issues...
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