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My belt tensioner melted on 2003 cadillac cts

The car had been leaking oil and a new rack and pinion was installed in feb 2013.

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Sounds like the bearing in the tensioner went out and overheated the tensioner.

Posted on Nov 26, 2013

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SOURCE: just install new rack and pinion. return hose

is the unit for tha modle year ? is it a universal or oem replacement? the shop you got it at should have the matching lines, how ever if time is agance you try a hose building centre they may be able to provide an adaptor to match your hose

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SOURCE: how do you loosen the tensioner pulley on a cadillac cts 2003

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SOURCE: oil leaks from the passenger side on a 2003

I was told by the dealer that the 2003 CTS has plastic valve covers and they warp. To cure the leak you need to replace the valve cover.

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Posted on Jan 26, 2011

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