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Loose Pulley 1995 Jetta VR6, there is a pulley located directly below the tensioner pulley, which based on what I've read is for the water pump. Regardless of what the pulley is to, my problem is that the pulley itself has become loose and needs an allen head socket to tighten. However, the pulley is located across from & is facing the frame of the car. There is such minimal space between the two that I can't fit any common style tool to fit. I'm not joking when I say the available space is less than your average thumb length. What I need is a tool that is as thin as an ordinary box wrench, but fitted with a low clearance allen head, preferably with ratcheting. I would imagine that a tool like this has been produced, but I can't seem to ever recall seeing one. I would really hate to pull the engine just for a pulley adjustment. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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  • smartwrench1 May 11, 2010

    can you unbolt engine mount and lift one end of motor to gain access to pully if not try cutting off a allen wrench and turn it with a ratchet wrench or a regular box wrench please let me know how you make out with it

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To gain access to this area, you must turn your tire all the way to the right or just take the tire off.

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Probably a special tool just for the Jetta. Go or call a VW Dealer and ask the service rep if there is a special tool for this.

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