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  1. Serpentine Belt Tensioner Idler Pulley

    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...
  2. Part # for 2005 Element serpentine belt w/o a/c?

    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...
  3. Do i need to fix this stuff now?

    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...
  4. Can't find a replacement drive belt

    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...
  5. how do I find a Bypass Pulley (A/C) 2003 Element

    Problems & Issues
    how do I find a Bypass Pulley (A/C) 2003 Element or can I use a shortened S-Belt?
  6. Replacing the serpentine belt—how-to

    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...