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Old 11-28-2012, 05:18 PM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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tensioner pully

So my alternator died on me the other day and in the process of replacing that i went ahead and bought a new belt, idler pulleys, and a new tensioner pulley. Now they problem that i have is the new gates tensioner pulley i bought from napa fits good, but i can wobble it very slightly when its on the tensioner itself. So i took that one back and replaced it with another new one and it does the same thing. Im thinking screw just replacing the pulling and going with a whole new tensioner but i wanted to know it they have this type of play on a new unit. Im buying from rockauto.com and no one in town has one in stock for me to even just look at. what do you all think?
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:41 AM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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Yea they do have some wobble brand new. I bought a whole new tensioner assembly and it does have a little wobble to it. U should be fine


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Old 11-29-2012, 06:22 AM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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most common one blowing out is the idler pully...ive had them go out twice on me in about 5 years.. makes a mess under the hood..lol id just worry about the idler pully
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yeah i only noticed it when i changed the idler pullys.. just seemed weird to me im use to everything being nice and tight
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Old 12-01-2012, 02:08 PM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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Yea they do have some wobble brand new. I bought a whole new tensioner assembly and it does have a little wobble to it. U should be fine


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did your tensioner come with a plastic or metal pully? my buddy bought a new ac delco one and it came as a plastic pully
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no mine was metal..
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