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I have a 2003 pt cruiser with a 2.4l motor and it keeps walking the timing belt into the cover and chewing up the belt

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I have the same problem and is driving me insane just don't know what to do now I have tried several times and I keep getting the same result

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Seems to me that it would have to be the tensioner.
The crank and cam pulleys can't change. But if the bearing was going slack in the tensioner, it would act like a ramp.

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