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How do you check the idler pully to stop squealing?

It sounds like the serpentine belt is squealing, but belt looks good. How do you ajust the idler pully to see if that is my problem?

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NO ADJUSTMENT IS PROVIDED FOR, THE BLET NOISE MAY BE DUE TO A DEFECTIVE IDLER

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