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Old 07-09-17, 03:24 PM
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Squeaky belt issue

My tensioner pulley on 13b keeps squeaking, changed pulleys and bearing...Do you think it would be the belt? Its a new belt but if I spray grease on the bearing, the noise goes away...Anyone else had this problem?
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I had same issue, but i bought the stock pulley from atkins and fixed the issue. Make sure the bearing is secured in the pulley and the pulley is mounted the way it was. Make sure you have the proper belt tention. Too tight it will damage the new bearing.
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First, what has convinced you that it's the tensioner pulley? Are you 'spraying grease" while it's running? When you remove the pulley is the bearing quiet? Does it drag? And what pulleys did you replace? Have you gone by the guide in the Factory Service Manual for tensioning the belts?
Your screen name says you have a single. Do you also have an idler pulley to replace the airpump pulley. Without one, contact on the waterpump pulley is really reduced and they tend to slip and squeak.
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Same issue, replaced idler pulley bearing and fixed it. If your running an after market power steering pulley this can be known to cause they squeaky issue too.
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