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Crank pulley It sounds like a rock in a tin can and has about 6 inches of belt travel. It is a 1995 Buick Riveria This car is new to me. Is this nomal?

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  • richardfr434 Sep 05, 2009

    Tenstion is tite. By 6 inches of travel I mead rotation of the belt that seems to come from the crank pulley befor it hits solid.

  • richardfr434 Sep 05, 2009

    Not timing belt or chain, more like the pulley has seperated inter half from outer half. Dose that ever happen?


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6" of travel on a belt is not normal, and may be (likely) the cause of your noise your hearing. Have tensioner checked or adjusted if possible, and it may be wise to replace belt while your at it, just to be sure.

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Sep 05, 2009

    Oh ! As in timing belt or chain slop?

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Sep 05, 2009

    That thing just have the standard 3.8L or SC version?


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