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Old 12-09-2008
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noise from the pulleys

i have noticed more and more that there is a high pitch noise coming from either the alternator pulley or tensioner...its coming from that area and i dont think its my alternator going bad so its one of the two pulleys i dont know which one i still have a warrenty so should i take it in to get it checked??
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have your tensioner checked. And do a search on the forum. Many have been replaced due to what assumingly sounds the same for you.
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Old 12-09-2008
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same thing happened on my '99 3.0L
i just got the tensioner replaced and no more squeaky
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Idler pulley on mine.
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mine is idler too.. but i refuse to fix it.. i am lazy.
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Originally Posted by Off-roadranger04 View Post
i still have a warrenty so should i take it in to get it checked??
Yes. But first take off the belt and check it for yourself. Get a good feel for how each rotating component feels. Listen to the squeeks and such. Observe how much for/aft and side to side play it has. Then after they fix it, repeat.

Anytime a guy can use a situation like this to build experience is a good thing.

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