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Replacing crank case pulley for 1999 chevy malibu

Replacing serpintine belt but belt keeps slipping off and was told that the crank case pulley was needing to be replaced. Is this the actual problem or is there something else that could be causing the problem. I would appreciate some feedback. This is my sons car and he needs it for work. THANKS

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  • perry_gonzal Jan 18, 2009

    Hey johnny5846 thanks for the quick response! I'll double check on that.

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    Rick Byrd May 11, 2010

    most common problem is the tensioner / idler leaning , if you look at the belt on the pulleys from a side view , look for 1 of the pulleys to be leaning causing the belt to be not in the center of that pulley , if you see one pulley leaning and the belt is on the edge or over the edge of that pulley , that is not good , and most likely the problem pulley .

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Belt tensioner is not doing its job!! but with out looking at it is hard to tell. i f the crank pulley is not bent or harmed, it is probably the tensioner.

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