HAD THE TIMING BELT TENSIONER WATER PUMP AND ...

  • Tiny
  • bhlerman
  • 1996 Subaru Legacy
  • 98,000 miles

Had the timing belt, tensioner, water pump and plugs replaced and radiator coolant, hoses and thermostat replaced on my 2.5L DOHC Subaru Legacy and after that the car now idles rough when the AC is on. Is this a problem with the repairs or something new?

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Thursday, December 6th, 2012 AT 9:47 PM

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  • Docfixit
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May have Tbelt a tooth or so off

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Thursday, December 6th, 2012 AT 9:53 PM
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Seems to run OK. Wouldn't there be noticeable running problems with the timing belt off?

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Thursday, December 6th, 2012 AT 10:41 PM
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Also only happens when the AC is on.

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Thursday, December 6th, 2012 AT 10:49 PM
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Have Tbelt checked need to elimanate and yes will cause rough idle under load

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Friday, December 7th, 2012 AT 4:20 PM

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