Buick Regal Problem Report

Buick Regal Serpentine Belt Tensioner Pulley May Wear Out

(21 reports)

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.


Horrible sound, A/C Tensioner Pulley needs to be replaced. A/C still works, as does heater. But it is about to go out (causes a grinding sound in front left engine area, that changes pitch when you hit A/C switch or heater switch) -
Piulley spun wopperjawed. And threw sparks and belt started to come off. -
Belt broke on the car. Replaced the belt. High pitched squeal and the new belt was trashed. Then replaced the tensioner and belt, the car ran as good as new. -
I had this issue -
had to have it replaced because the belt tensioner was leaking. mileage may not be accurate l.e.d. screen doesnt light up -
This problem occurred after a catalytic converter replacement. The first shop said that this would run me $385 to replace the Drivebelt tensioner as well. Luckily, I had another shop replace the pulley for $90 and it did the trick. -
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