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Old 12-27-2009, 01:20 PM   #1
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Warming up the Bonnie today to go ice fishing, I go back out and car wasn't running. Open the hood and serpentine is just laying there, under the alternator, a plastic tensioner was broke off. Question, there is a bolt just attaching it, can just the wheel be replaced, or does the whole thing need to be replaced, and how much is it gonna run to fix??
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Does the pulley spin? If so, then you can change just the pulley. You can check on www.rockauto.com for a new pulley.
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Got it fixed the other day at the local Chevy dealer where I bought it, $148 so it wasn't too bad.
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Wow, hope you got a new tensioner for that and not just a new pulley.
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