Chirping Noise From Timing Belt Due to Misaligned Idler Pulley on Honda Accord

A chirping noise coming from the timing belt area can be caused by a misaligned, or tilted idler pulley.

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Average mileage: 73,071 (43,000–123,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 3.0L V6, 3.5L V6
3 model years affected: 2005, 2006, 2007
15 people reported this problem
6 people shared problem details
every day when i start the car in the morning i hear a chirping noise coming from the timing belt area. when the car is warmed up it goes away. or when i accelarate no chirping. strange!
2005 Honda Accord- 3.0L V652,000
Chirp during cold and/or first start of the day. Improves with acceleration. No relation to steering. Resolves after 10 minutes of driving.
2005 Honda Accord- 3.0L V6123,000
I had my timing belt changed along with the water pump. i have noticed this chirping noise every since I had these items replaced.
constant-squeal/squeak--when engine cold. dissipates immensely when engine warms// i replaced o ring ($2.55)//part on one of the power steering hoses// noise basically quit! but now iam concerned about this idler issue?
2005 Honda Accord- 2.4L 4 Cylinder89,714
Idler Pulley makes a vibration noise when you step on the gas. Wonder how much it costs to fix it??
2007 Honda Accord- 2.4L 4 Cylinder65,000
new idler pulley had to be installed
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