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  1. Water Pump Belt Tensioner (2.5L)

    Problems
    While I had everything disassembled, I found that the Belt Tensioner on my water pump housing is responsible for a sound coming from the engine bay. I can best describe it by saying it sounds like an old metal rollerskate wheel rolling across concrete. I noticed it at idle, usually while...
  2. Car's not cooling like before...

    Problems
    So as long as I've had my car, it always ran nice and cool. Sitting in traffic on a hot day was the only time it ever hit over 220°. The high-speed fan kicked on at about 225°, and stayed on until the temp went back down to 195°. That was the typical cycle. A few months ago, I replaced the...
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