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CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley

Part No. 89144 Warranty Details  

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Dayco No Slack Idler/Tensioner Pulleys are built with smoother surfaces and tighter dimensional tolerances, which translates to less vibration and therefore longer pulley life.

Product Features:
  • Lifetime lubricated ball bearings
  • Double high temperature seals to assure peak bearing performance
  • Flat pulley that contains specially formulated glass-filled polymers to insure a high strength, cooler running, wear resistant "plastic" pulley
  • Meets or exceeds OE quality
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Belt Type:Serpentine
Bracket Included:No
Diameter:70 mm
Idler Pulley Bearing Inside Diameter:17 mm
Idler Pulley Groove Quantity:0
Idler Pulley Material:Polymer
Idler Pulley Width:25 mm

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CARQUEST by DaycoIdler Pulley
 
3.7

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (12)
  • Durable (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (9)
  • Replacement (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (7), Casual driver (7), Truck enthusiast (4), Mechanic (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great pulley

This pulley matches thr original Chrysler part exactly, even the same brand of bearing. The only issue with it is that the Advance website has a horrible description. This idler is the one...Read complete review

This pulley matches thr original Chrysler part exactly, even the same brand of bearing. The only issue with it is that the Advance website has a horrible description. This idler is the one that attaches to the tensioner arm. The other idler is also called idler, but it is the one that is attached to the stationary bracket. I had to use the Dayco website to figure out which was which.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not an Idler Pulley

I bought this part for a 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan, 3.3L Flex-Fuel engine. This is not an idler pulley! It is narrower, smaller in diameter, and does not have the rounded front...Read complete review

I bought this part for a 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan, 3.3L Flex-Fuel engine. This is not an idler pulley! It is narrower, smaller in diameter, and does not have the rounded front edge essential for installing the serpentine belt.
I typed "idler" into the search block and accepted the suggestion "idler/tensioner pulley". This part and Dayco part 89098 both show up. 89098 is correct, this is not, though they are both labeled "idler/tensioner pulley". This is a direct replacement for the tensioner pulley if you decide to replace the pulley only, not the whole tensioner.
The search engine for this site needs some work. If I accept the suggested topic "idler pulley" a Dorman part 419-610 comes up. This also appears to be the correct part.

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4.0

So far excellent product

By 

from Brunswick Ohio

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    Cons

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      Comments about CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley:

      Easy to install and use.

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      4.0

      nice product

      By 

      from Quincy, fl

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley:

      Good quality

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      1.0

      Doesn't fit 2003 Grand Caravan 3.3L

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      from Cleveland, OH

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult To Install

        Best Uses

          Comments about CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley:

          Didn't work for my 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan - buyer beware.

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          4.0

          So far so good!

          By 

          from Stoughton, MA

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          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install

          Cons

          • Plastic Not Metal

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley:

          Part fits perfectly and seems to function properly. I wish it was made of steel, but it looks like a lot of manufacturers (even the OEM parts) are going with these plastic pulleys. They do seem to hold up OK. The purchase experience with Advance Auto Parts was great.

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          1.0

          Doesn't actually fit 2005 Corolla

          By 

          from Buffalo Grove, IL

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Comments about CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley:

          Pulley and bearing diameters match up with the original pulley from a 2005 Corolla, but the bearing width is about 1mm narrower than the OEM part. Unfortunately, that moves the pulley over enough that it interferes with the tensioner assembly and won't rotate.

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          5.0

          Exact Replacement

          By 

          from Ohio

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          Level 3

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley:

              This was easy to install and worked perfect. Good part priced right

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              5.0

              good replacement

              By 

              from mantua nj

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              Level 4

              Pros

              • Easy To Install

              Cons

              • No Improvement In Performance

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving

              Comments about CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley:

              good part for money

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              1.0

              Not for belt idler

              By 

              from Jeffersonville, IN

              About Me Casual Driver

              Level 1

              Comments about CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley:

              This is advertised as an idler pulley. After install I found that it was binding against the engine block and would not turn. This looks like the idler on the tensioner arm.

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              5.0

              easy to install, very quiet ,

              By 

              from st.louis,missouri

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              Level 2

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley:

                exact replacement of original equipment at a very reasonable price and guarantee. parts pros made certain i ordered the correct part for my dodge, before i left the store. the parts, and the employees at my store have never let me down in all the years i have been their customer. thank you.rvp.

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                5.0

                easy to install, same as original .

                By 

                from st.louis,missouri

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                Level 2

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about CARQUEST by Dayco Idler Pulley:

                original equipment quality, and easy to install, price was very good. buying from advance and having the parts people make certain that i ordered the right part before i left the store was another good reason to buy the part from them.

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                • Q:

                  I have a 2006 Grand Caravan 3.8 AC PS
                  Are the stationary pulley and the tension pulley one of the same part number. What part numbers do I need for both applications.
                  Asked on 9/24/2014 by Dave from Palm Coast Florida

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    I'm glad to assist, Dave! The idler and tensioner pulley on your 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L V6 are not the same size. Dayco Part No. 89144 is the correct pulley for your tensioner. Or you may purchase a tensioner assembly as Dayco Part No. 89280. Dayco Part No. 89007 is the correct idler pulley for your vehicle.

                    Answered on 9/29/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                • Q:

                  I am replacing the timing belt and I want to replace the two pulleys associated with it. Are each of them called?
                  Asked on 8/14/2013 by CB from Wisconsin

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    With reference to your inquiry on the Dayco No Slack Idler/Tensioner Pulley, Light Duty -part# 89144, timing belts and pulleys are vehicle specific. For assisting you further, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle. You may also call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                    Answered on 8/16/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                • Q:

                  how do you install it i have 2001 vw jetta gls . how do u take off old pulley and put on new one to tensioner?
                  Asked on 7/3/2012 by cappyx from north plainfield ,nj

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    You would need the following tools while replacing the pulley in your 2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS: 16 mm box wrench, 13 mm socket (may need regular and deep) extension, 6 mm hex bit (the shorter the better), torque wrench, ratchet, flathead screwdriver, pliers. Remove the serpentine belt by placing the 16 mm box wrench onto the "nut" on the tensioner and pushing back towards the firewall to relieve the tension and slip the belt off the pulleys. You can use a second wrench on the end of the first for extra leverage. Pop the "hat" off the idler pulley with a screwdriver and loosen the bolt with a 6 mm hex wrench. If you use a socketed bit, use the shortest one you have since clearance is tight. Remove the 3x 13 mm bolts holding the tensioner (arrows in photo). It may help to remove the upper hose leading to the EGR to give you some room. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                    Answered on 7/6/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                • Q:

                  I have a bad pull on a 2007 CX-7 but this looks a little different than the factor\bad one. Does someone have a picture or diagram showing which pulley this replaces so I know it is the right one?
                  Asked on 6/16/2010 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    For pictures and diagrams i recommend that you go to your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and purchase a repair manual.

                    Answered on 9/8/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                • Q:

                  what type of tool is needed to remove it?
                  Asked on 5/25/2010 by noe from lakeland, fl

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    You should only need your common tools such as wrenches, rachets, and sockets to remove this pulley.

                    Answered on 5/26/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                • Q:

                  how do you know when this needs to be replaced
                  Asked on 5/10/2010 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    If the pulley is making noise, if it wobbles, or if the tensioner is weak.

                    Answered on 5/11/2010 by Kevin from AAP
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