Question about 1996 Mazda MX-6
Hi : I am replacing the alternator idler pulley with a brand new one from the dealer. The new pulley has a lip on it to prevent the belt from coming off.I am not sure why but when i install the new pulley it seems to bolt tight up against the bracket which will not allow the pulley to turn. It is like I need a spacer between the flange face of the nut and the bracket. any thoughts?
Compare the new pulley to the old one. I think you'll find you have been supplied with the wrong pulley.
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After adjustment is satisfactory, tighten the idler pulley bolt, and then tighten the adjustment bolt.
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