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I have a skweal coming from a tensioner pully and need to know how to fix it and if there are any tools that are required that are out of the ordinary. Jon in Shoreline

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Your going to need a wrench, 13 or 14 mm, and a star socket 50. Put wrench on center bolt of pulley to release tension on belt, if your just going to replace the pulley and not the whole assembly, the bolt on the pulley is left hand thread, the pulley by it's self is sold, if your going to replace the assembly, remove it with the star 50 socket, and install new one.

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That sqeal means that the bearing is damanaged. There are no out of the ordinary tools required. I have canged one in the parts store parking lot with a socket set and a screwdriver and I don't think I used the driver, mybe to pry off old one. Anyhow good luck,you should have an easy time of it.

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