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suzuki esteem: 1998..snap..nose is getting louder...pinging steering

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i have a suzuki esteem,1998, and my car is making a nose like the belt is ready to snap off ,but we check the belts ,and they are fine. the nose is getting louder. some people think its the pullie,in the rackit pinging steering . could you please help me.thank you
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Neal replied 6 years ago.

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They are right it is usually the idler or tensioner pully, the bearing in them go bad. It is not an expensive fix and should be fixed asap so you don't get stranded.

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