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Surpentine belt

(1999 Ford Taurus)
in South Range, WI on June 24, 2010
when the engine is running, the surpentine belt doesn't turn and when the engine is off, the belt can spin freely by hand. The belt is on all the pulleys and the pulleys are spinning.Is it the crank pulley or is it internal
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on June 25, 2010
Does the crank pulley turn with the engine running? Is the tensioner pulley actually supplying tension? I would suspect the tensioner pulley but you have to check it out.
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on June 25, 2010
when the engine is off, the belt and all pulley turn by hand with no force of the engine on it.
The crank pulley doesn't turn with the engine.
on January 21, 2011
i have this similar symptoms on my 1999 ford taurus se 24V dohc engine. when engine off i can turn the pulley by hand including the crank shaft but not the engine. when engine is on crank shaft pulley does not turn with it and i smell like rubber burning.
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