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Old 09-07-2007, 18:00   #1 (permalink)
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Pulley Problems

Been wrestling this problem for about 2 weeks.

I have chewing threw belts on my 95 Crown V faster than my ex chewed through my checking account. The belt pushes forward, leaving some on track and some riding on the edge causing it to wear off rapidly until it snaps. I had it "fixed" by replacing a pulley and the problem still persists.

Any insight into accurately figuring out which pulley is misaligned/burnt out so i dont waste time and money with trial and error?

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Old 09-07-2007, 21:02   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Pulley Problems

Have you checked the tensioner(s)? Sometimes those things start to wear out and can get out of alignment...that could cause the belts to wear overly fast, I would think.
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Old 09-07-2007, 21:46   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Pulley Problems

That was the first thing I replaced thinking that had to be it. After that I took it to a shop where he apparently did not know any better than me. Same issue. Appreciate your post though. Keep any ideas flowing!
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Re: Pulley Problems

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I have chewing threw belts on my 95 Crown V faster than my ex chewed through my checking account.
lol, nice analogy


I would replace the idler pulley next. Did you replace the whole tensioner assembly or just the pulley? If the idler pulley replacement doesn't alleviate the issue I would make sure that your water pump isn't leaking and is about granade.
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Re: Pulley Problems

Take the belt off and check each accessory for play. Any one could cause this issue.
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