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2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Question: How to replace a Serpentine Belt Tensioner Pulley

 

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debspuz59, 3.8L V6, Naugatuck, CT, September 15, 2013, 17:13
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The Serpentine Belt Tensioner Pulley froze up and the beltbroke.

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    September 15, 2013, 20:52
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    there should be one bolt holding the tensioner just take the bolt out and the tensioner should come off

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    debspuz59, September 16, 2013, 15:16
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    had to take out a lot of bolts, wasn't as easy as you make it sound and yes it is fixed no thanks to your response.

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    ChevyASE, September 18, 2013, 01:46
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    Those are a bear to do on the 3.8L engines. Glad you got it fixed. Please, for your sake, tell me you replaced the 2 plastic elbows for the cooling system? If not, don't be surprised if you have a coolant leak very soon. Email me at ChevyASE@aol.com if you need further help.

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