Belt Tensioner Pulley Help
I need some help. I'm sure it'* simple, but I can't figure it out yet. Last night my car started making a repetitive squeeling noise. I opened the hood, it was obviously coming from the belt area, and when I looked closer I noticed the smooth tensioner pulley was not spinning- the belt was just dragging across it. This is the pulley just below the SC and towards the front of the engine.
So today I buy a new pulley, get my T50 Torx, and pop off the old pulley. When I did this, metal went everywhere. The old pulley was completely toasted- the balls inside of the bearing were completely exposed on both sides, and some of the balls were missing. So I think, "Obviously just replace this and we're good to go."
15 minutes later I have the belt back on, and start the car. Pulley is still not moving. I turn the car off, loosen the bolt just a little, pulley moves, start the car- and it runs PERFECT for about 5 seconds. Then I see the pulley move and the bearing stops spinning again. So I take it off, look at it, and pretty much repeat the same thing.
Any ideas what is causing this? The tensioner I'm assuming is working right- since it slides to the side when I tighten and pops right back, and seems to get a good amount of tension on the belt.
My thought is that there are some washers that I did not find when I took the pulley apart? Now the plate that the screw goes through is directly against the pulley and causing it to not spin?
Any input would be greatly appreciated! Thanks![/img]