Chevrolet Monte Carlo Problem Report
Chevrolet Monte Carlo Serpentine Belt Tensioner Pulley May Wear Out
The serpentine belt tensioner pulley may wear out. Our technicians tell us that in order to get a new pulley from General Motors you must purchase a complete belt tensioner assembly.
Serpentine belt tensioner pully failed. Was able to nurse care to nearby Autozone which had the pulley. replaced belt also. Approximately $40 in parts. - Visitor
Serpentine Belt Tensioner Pulley froze up and the belt Serpentine Belt broke, had to replace the whole assembly. - Visitor
tensioner pulley seized up. Repaced pully and belt - Visitor
The tension pully locked up and broke the serpentine belt, i called my local autopart store and they had both the pulley by its self for $20.00 or a complete unit for $104.00, i chose the pully by its self. due to that the tensionor was good, and i had now coolant leaks, it took me all of 20 minutes to replace the pully and the new belt, was not hard to do, after all is done the car is back on the road. - Visitor
tensioner broke and had to replace it and belt - Visitor
Snapped two serpentine belts same day. Tensioner Pulley was hard to turn. - Visitor
Belt Tensioner out twice in year span. - Visitor
Engine overheated one day. Next day, added coolant directly into radiator, it immediately flowed out near the water pump. Towed to dealer, diagnosis was "cross over parts - tensioner inlet pipe". $511. parts & labor. - Visitor
This is the 3rd time the tensioner is being replaced! I'm averaging 1x per year! - Visitor
I hear a grinding sound around the serpentine belt area where it goes around water pump and wh...
The Serpentine Belt Tensioner Pulley froze up and the beltbroke.
How do you properly tension the belt on a 1998 chevy monte carlo? Just work the belt tensioner...
Just need to know the size of belt I put on
no codes, water pump falure. need to put belt back on