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The belt that runs the water pump on 1995 Auora

I noticed today that the pully on the camshaft is in bad shape looks as if the belt got hot and it melted on the pully, my question is is there a special tool required to remove the pully? And is replacing the belt a difficult thing to do.

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  • strexxy Nov 23, 2008

    The belt was broke and the tensioner pully itself is bad the groves on it looks like the belt got hot and melted on it and the other pully loks as if its riding on the camshaft it's the same way the groves where the belt rides looks like the belt melted it or just plain burned the groves up

  • strexxy Nov 23, 2008

    Does the water pump itself run off the camshaft on this engine i was told at auto zone that it's a Northstar engine? first engine iv'e encountered where the water pump is on the opposite side of the engine that the accesory belts are on.

  • tdbold Dec 19, 2008

    will this throw off cam?

  • mikeallee May 08, 2009

    where can i get a new pulley for the camshaft

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Looks like the belt got hot??? You mean there are shreds of belt material all over the place? If so you have a locked pully somepalce. Replacing the belt is easy, find the diagram of the belt system under your hood. Find the pully that is the tensionor pully. Fine the correct wrench, remove tension, slip of belt from one pulley. remove belt completely, then, since you have shredded belt material, spin each pulley and see which one isn't turning easily. All the pullies will spin easily execpt for the crank. If you have one that's not, well, that one is shot. Needs to be replaced. And if may not just be the pully, might be the accesory which the pulley sits on. Example, water pump, altenator, etc....

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Did the pully melted if so you need a power stering pully to get the pully off

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