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Old 01-12-2019, 01:03 PM
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Belt/pulley alignment issue '91 5.8

I had my timing chain and water pump replaced and I got maybe 1000 miles down the road and my belt shredded.

I put a new belt on and noticed that its walking up the edge of the crank pulley.

I tried replacing the tensioner/tensioner pulley but it didn't help. I think the crank pullley somehow got put back on wrong?

Anybody know how I can adjust the alignment or if its even adjustable?

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Old 01-12-2019, 01:21 PM
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Looks like the crank pulley wasn't sucked in far enough?
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Unless you sleeved the balancer, it does appear to be farther out than it was before. The clean area on the seal area looksto be a ways out from the seal.Also seems like the pulley alignment is off. However, the way the belt runs seems you are too far in.
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Looks like the crank pulley wasn't sucked in far enough?
Like the harmonic balancer wasn't fully pressed on?

Can I fix this without pulling the radiator? I JUST finished messing with it and my trans cooler line fittings are about stripped and are a real booger to work o. :-/

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Unless you sleeved the balancer, it does appear to be farther out than it was before. The clean area on the seal area looksto be a ways out from the seal.Also seems like the pulley alignment is off. However, the way the belt runs seems you are too far in.
Can you over press a balancer though? I thought you were supposed to bottom it out. I didn't sleeve the balancer but I have no idea what the previous owner or the shoddy mechanic may have done to it. (only guy around that could fit my clubwagon on his lift)

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Can't over press, only under press. It was only an observation based on pics, which unfortunately aren't always as good as seeing it personally.
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