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  1. Belt tensioner, Idler pulley, and belt replacement.

    C900 Workshop
    Hello, I own a 1999 9-3 Base with an automatic transmission. I was told that my belt tensioner, idler pully, and belt need replacing. My question is, would this be difficult to do myself and does anyone have any videos that may be helpful?
  2. 1997 se turbo idler pully problems

    Tech II Workshop
    My serpentine belt needed to be replaced. I replaced the belt but it kept slipping off the idler pulley, when i checked the pulley it looks a little warped, problem is I CAN'T figure out how to get the idler pulley off, does anyone know what tool to take it off with. Help Graysr
  3. Wazee Billet Pulley 2603 Bearing Replacement source?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I have a little over 60k on my Wazees Billet Idler Pulley ( The Wazees website says it uses a standard 2603 Bearing (use snap ring pliers, then replace bearing). Where can I procure a replacement bearing, and is there a particular size or variant I should use? I...
  4. Procedure and parts needed for idler pulley and serpentine belt replacement on 06-09

    9-5 Workshop
    I see a few links such as: However, I've been burned before on assuming the 99-05...
  5. How do I replace Idler Pulley?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I am having the most incredibly awful time trying to replace my idler pulley. The space is extremely tight and no standard tools seem to fit in the space provided. Is there an access panel anywhere? I have tried cutting down a 6mm allen wrench and i got it to fit in the space but still no...
  6. Serpentine Belt Stalling Problem

    9000 Workshop
    My 98 9k cse turbo has developed an interesting problem. It stalls occasionally but only after it is warmed up. From a cold start, there is no stalling. At first I thought the stalling was related to the IAC so I cleaned it using the procedure I got here. Now, I have come to realize that the...
  7. 9-5 does not idle well....what's the problem?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi, I recently purchased a 2003 Saab 9-5 4cyl 2.3T. I took it to my local Saab dealer to get an oil change the other day. It had been having trouble idling at stop lights. It kind or "putters" and sometimes seems like it is going to "conk out" although it hasn't yet. The Saab dealer gave me...
  8. Idler pulley failure?

    9-5 Workshop
    My 2.3t eco automatic seems to make a squeak squeak noise in the morning when I start her up when it is colder. The noise goes away after the car is heated up. The noise also is coming from the left side of the engine from the serpentine belt/ pulley area. Is this probably an idler pulley? Or my...
  9. Don't let this happen to you!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, just want to share my experience with my idler pulley. I was hearing this rattling/ball bearing going bad sound coming from one of my pulleys when the engine was running. I squirted some WD40 in there to make it stop making so much noise and made a note that I need to get a new one...
  10. Replacing the idler pulley on a GM900

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    The idler pulley on my '94 GM900 disintegrated on the motorway last weekend and of course took the belt out with it. Long story short: one very happy small son who got a lift home in a breakdown truck. Now that I've sourced a new belt and pulley, I can't seem to get at the bolt that holds what's...