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Old 07-28-2009, 09:29 PM
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Welcome to the ForumZ and congrats on your truck. As far as the pulleys go, the bearings in them do eventually wear out, and it just depends on which one is bad as to whether you can get away with just replacing the pulley itself, like idler, power steering, crankshaft, or if you have to replace the whole part like the AC, where the pulley is pressed on. The best way to check is to use a stethoscope because with the truck running, the engine deflects the noise, which could lead you to the wrong one. Found out the hard way myself, so good luck.
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