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Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 02:51:01 +0000
From: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: 2002 2.3t belt tensioner loud noise


Roy wrote: > "Roy" <roynospamam.net> wrote in message news:B0nfh.3391 > > >>> >> Does it make sense that the belt tensioner in a 2002 9.5 with a 2.3t > >>> >> engine > >>> >> with 50,000 miles makes an extremely loud grinding noise when it > >>> >> suddenly > >>> >> goes bad? > >>> > > >>> > Sounds perfectly logical to me. > >>> > > >>> > Graham > > What are the chances that the alternator pulley went bad instead? The pulley ? You can inspect the pulley wheel itself easily enough. I see what you mean though. Aside from the tensioner there's a 'jocket wheel' too on the serpentine belt isn't there. I doubt that the alternator bearing's likely to go though. It's always possible. Anything's *possible* I guess ! I gather that the tensioner is the classic culprit though. Graham

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