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Hello all

I am planning to replace my accessory belt soon, wondering if there are other things I can replace as preventative maintenance while i am in there..

Thermostat, water pump was replaced at 128,000 (now 151,000)

Should I go ahead a replace all pulleys?

Replace tension-er or reuse it?

Thank you in advance
 

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Yes I would say pulleys would be the obvious choice. The tensioner for 987.1 is just spring-loaded, I would pull it off and look for corrosion or cracks in the spring. I would think the pulley bearings are pretty worn by now, so it might be smart to replace them all now if it's not too expensive.
 

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Replacing or pulling off the tensioner is easier said then done. At 60K I replaced the belt, pulley's, and tensioner. The screws holding the tensioner on are on the backside and you have to remove a lot of pieces from the top of the motor to get to them. Also, you need to remove the bolts for the P/S pump as well as A/C compressor and slide them over just enough to gain access. Make sure you have some long extensions as well as some swivel extensions.
 

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Yes I would say pulleys would be the obvious choice. The tensioner for 987.1 is just spring-loaded, I would pull it off and look for corrosion or cracks in the spring. I would think the pulley bearings are pretty worn by now, so it might be smart to replace them all now if it's not too expensive.
Will do..

I think ECS sells a Belt + Pulley kit for under $400 that includes all parts. Pretty cheap insurance to avoid being stranded

Thank you
 
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