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Username Post: 97 Monte...idler pulley replacement        (Topic#355437)
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03-01-19 05:44 PM - Post#2761080    

Hey sons 97 monte I bought required a idler pulley replacement. I couldn't turn it over before I bought it but it was a good price so I bit.

Anyway the car came with a new pulley set and serpentine belt but should i be wary of any internal damage when the pulley broke and throwing the timing off?


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Edited by regan56 on 03-01-19 05:48 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


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03-10-19 08:10 AM - Post#2761713    
    In response to regan56

The external drive belts have nothing to do with the engine timing or anything internal in the engine. Just replace the pulley and belt and all should be okay.

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