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  1. Did I make a huge mistake?

    Midwest
    A few weeks ago I started the search for a used vehicle and I had my heart set on a Trailblazer or Envoy. I found a 2003 Trailblazer that seemed to drive good with low miles, me being a woman knows some things to look for, however I think I fell for a story. The serpentine belt had been chewed...
  2. Serpentine Tensioner Pulley Parts Issue

    OEM Issues
    Tracked down a squeak while the engine was running to the area of the Serpentine Belt Tensioner/Pulley using a mechanic's stethoscope. Got the part Dayco 89269 tensioner and the Dayco 89052 pulley that Advance said was correct. No issue with the tensioner but the pulley was wrong, in the...
  3. HELP! Destroying serpentine belts

    OEM Issues
    Alright guys. Replaced Thermostat and O2 sensor this weekend. Pulled off the alternator to get to the thermostat. Put a new belt on and now after a while I get a slipping belt sound and the belt gets destroyed. All of the pulleys seem to turn freely. The idler pulley was replaced 2 months ago...
  4. HELP! Broke bolt holding tensioner pulley!

    General
    This is my first time posting on the site, so bare with me. I have a 2004 Chevy Trailblazer LS, and earlier today I was working on tightening my serpentine belt when I accidentally broke the bolt that holds on the tensioner pulley. There is not enough room to get a drill down into the space...
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