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Pulley wont turn

Serpentine belt was replaced, altenator pulley turns, but the pulley located below that one is not turning, how do I remove that? `1996 toyota avalon

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I believe the pulley below that is for you A/C compressor, which also has a clutch on it that will only turn when the ac is turned on, but the inside pulley should always spin. If the ac clutch doesn't turn on with the ac turned on then you may need to get it spaced. any more questions just email me on this site.

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