Grand Prix GTP

Serpentine Belt Tensioner Pulley May Wear Out on Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 143,060 (75,000–203,546)
Engine affected: 3.8L V6
9 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
21 people reported this problem
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tension pulley made a kind of squeeling/ grinding noise a week prior to it going out and the belt slipping off.