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Tensioner pulley 1995 dodge caravan

I need to remove the tensioner pully on a 1995 dodge caravan.

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  • libbey91107 Jan 05, 2009

    Thanks allen! It is a 3.3 liter and the year is 1994 not 1999 I must have posted incorrectly

  • joec1257 May 08, 2009

    I put a new serpentine belt on and the thing won't stop squealing. I also put a new power steering pump on at the same time and that may have caused the problem. The guy didn;t know how to work the pulley remover and tried hammering it on. I made him stop and took it back to the wreaker and they put a new pulley on but the tool broke off and the pulley itself had about 1/8 inch of play would that cause the squealing?

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    Tensioner pully and idler pully on Dodge Caravan

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    how to remove tension pully

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Hi my name is Allen!

To help you I need to know what engine you have?

For example; 3.0 liter or 3.3 liter

If it is the 3.0 liter the nut for the tensioner is toward the firewall side of the engine tucked tightly under the exhaust manifold, very hard to get too.

If its the 3.3 liter you would have already seen it, both have only one nut holding the tensioner on. This one is easier.

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