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Old 01-19-2004, 03:00 AM   #1
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Okay so Thursday i went to the Oldsmobile dealership and got a new SC Tensioner on Warranty, now, on Sunday I notice its rattling around and knocking like hell....I know for sure its the tensioner i can see it moving around. And Yes it tourqed down. This is the third one my car has killed...could something else be causing this problem? Im getting very frustraded here.
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If one of your accessories is starting to cease up on that same belt, it can cause similar things to happen with your tensioner.
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Hmm does the power steering pump run off that belt? or is it just my AC compressor and Supercharger?
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If one of your accessories is starting to cease up on that same belt, it can cause similar things to happen with your tensioner.
Second that. I almost had my tensioner replaced under warranty, but the dealer insisted that it wasn't the tensioner, it was the alternator that was going (due to bad bearings), and he was right.
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befor i head out today im gunna take a look and see what all runs off that belt..i know i do need a new power steering pump.
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