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Old 01-08-2011, 05:27 PM
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Hey, I am wondering if I have moved the pulley that holds my engine cooling fan. It is out of alignment of the other pulleys and the serpentine belt is hanging off the engine side of the pulley about 1/4 of an inch.

I just replaced the fan clutch today and did not put a wrench on anything other than the tensioner and the big bolt between the fan and the pulley.

When I screwed the fan back onto the pulley I turned the pulley instead of the fan as that was a lot easier to get it screwed back in. Could I have moved this pulley doing any part of this repair?

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For some risen the pulley sounds like it is not seating against the water pump. Was there a bushing in the end of the new clutch that don't need to be there.
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How new is the pump? Have you checked to see if the water pump shaft has play?
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The pulley is part of the water pump and is preset . Are you sure the belt is on the crank pulley all the way ?
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