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Old 04-01-2012, 03:51 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by sleepyboy View Post
Your tensioner is clearly not tensioned right. Take it back to the shop and have them re- time and retension it. I'd be severely pissed, cause that pointer is supposed to be in the window at all times. That's why the belt moved to the outside. I wouldn't recommend just loosening it and re tension it like that since it is a interference motor. Make sure you re time it to ensure that it is in time when you re-tension it. Next time drive down to Texas and we'll do it for ya, we've done it numerous times already lol
^^this. The belt will walk off as it is doing when the tensioner is not set correctly
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