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The belt rides of the tension pully. Why? the pullies are not all in line. Is there a spring inside the tension pully & how do I get at it?

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Regardless of the v6 engine u have the belt tenioners r phenominal about going bad in mostly 2 ways one way is not retracting or bouncing back and second is they dont stay aligned when it is pulled down from excellerating and it throws the belt.

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  • jonescb Oct 05, 2010

    didn't give me a solution

  • thomleyt Oct 06, 2010

    replace it would be the only solution. Sorry I should have added that. If you have access to a lift it would be a breeze but on the ground it is a bit aggravating.I recommend calling different shops to get prices a dealer would charge about 1-1.5 hrs. labor plus parts a firestone would be worth looking at or possibly sears these are shops I am familier with in the south and recommend but you know all shops are different.

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