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1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Question: Why does a serpetine belt keep coming off.

 

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spotrunnin, Hildebran, NC, September 16, 2011, 13:40
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The origanial belt was replaced a few years ago, then all of a sudden the belt came off. Replaced it with a new belt and it will not stay on. Could it be the auto tensioner is worn out?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, September 16, 2011, 20:40
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    My suspicion is the auto belt tensioner is worn causing the belt to misalign with the other pullies.

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