Growling Noise From Front of Engine on Honda CR-V

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The AC idler pulley can fail causing a growling noise from the engine. A new idler pulley will be needed.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 95,000 (45,000–180,000)
4 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 2005, 2009
5 people reported this problem
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Whinning noise in the car which increased with acceleration
Replaced ac idler pulley, was the cause of my whining/growling in my crv.
whining noise when accelerating .