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Old 08-16-2009, 06:44 PM   #1
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$400 repair today =/

So today i start up my car and i hear a belt squeaking and making odd noises. I pop the hood and the belt is halfway off the track and has a rip halfway through it. In addition it wasn't spinning straight, it wobbled side to side.

Once I got to the repair place (America's Service Center) I needed a new belt, Idler Pulley, and tensioner. The total for that came to about $410.00, and its still not 100% I need to take it back this weekend to get a new Harmonic Balancer, or else the process will repeat itself and ill have another shredded belt. =/

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dude, i think ur coolant is a bit overfilled!!!
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Old 08-16-2009, 06:46 PM   #3
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Good lordy that's expensive.

Well look on the bright side... at least it didn't sling off and strand you 70 miles from home like yours truly.

^^^Oh yeah... a little bit lol. Wow
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Good lordy that's expensive.

Well look on the bright side... at least it didn't sling off and strand you 70 miles from home like yours truly.

^^^Oh yeah... a little bit lol. Wow
Yeah I was surprised at how expensive it was, but glad I didnt get stranded lol.
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dude, i think ur coolant is a bit overfilled!!!
Really I havent messed with it at all since i bought the car.

Thats how it came
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wow, glad I just did my own.
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AAA is your friend! tow that sucker to your driveway and make a trip to napa or autozone and fix it yourself for 100 bucks! have done that every time to my wife's focus! saved a ton in repair bills!


and that res tank is wayyy overfilled!
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and that res tank is wayyy overfilled!
What should I do about thatt?

I didnt realize it, thats the way it came from the dealership.
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Just suck some out. Park it on a level surface and there are 2 lines on the front of the tank for how much fluid should be in there. You can even see them in the photo.
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aiight thanks.
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