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There is a noise coming from the timing belt cover on my 2002 with 70000 miles. I took the top idler off but it seems OK. Now I can't get it back on as the belt has jumped.

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To get the belt back on, you need to slack the belt. You might as well just replace the timing belt. But, to do this, you need to remove all of the front engine covers. The tensioner at the lower right needs to be depressed before you ca get the top idler back on.

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