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post #1 of (permalink) Old 05-11-2003, 09:13 PM
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timing belt tensioner?

I recently replaced my timing belt. And now, when I start her up, the belt wants to move away from the cam and crankshaft sprockets (towards the radiator). I didn't get a new tensioner since they said they didn't have any plus I needed a ride, so I figured I'd try some other stores in the area. No luck. So I'm wondering if the tensioner is worn out. There's a lil play in it and I have the sob tightened down too. If ya can help...I'd really appriciate it. BTW...I do plan on gettin a new one anyways but I was wondering if anyone else had a similar situation or any other advice...thanks
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Re: timing belt tensioner?

Does the belt do this when the lower engine pulley is on ? That bottom crank belt pulley acts as the ouside guide for the timing belt ....
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post #3 of (permalink) Old 05-12-2003, 04:47 PM
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Re: timing belt tensioner?

hmmm...that might be it...I've just put the belt on and then cranked her over to see if I nade any difference...thanks Sarge...
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