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Aerox 155 max rpm dropped to 7000 rpm [duplicate]

Good day everyone, need help with my aerox 155 issue after installing an after market pulley and driveface. Including iridium spark plug. My aerox 155 cannot go beyond 7000 rpm at full throttle. As a ...
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Bad pulley or Belt?

Okay so I had my car break down about a week ago and from looking at the car myself and using my common sense, after Turing the car on for about 8 seconds all I heard was squealing and smoke coming ...
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Should a serpentine belt tensioner “bounce” or “jiggle” slightly?

02 Honda Civic SiR. ** EDIT: CORRECTED VIDEO LINK ** Video of tensioner pulley while engine idling Tensioner alignment marker with engine off: A bit more info: tensioner pulley has been replaced ...
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Pulsating rubbing/humming sound emitting from belt/pulley area

'02 Honda Civic SiR. Recording of noise, revving while parked. You probably won't hear it without speakers or headphones. It's best heard from the inside the car, and clearly coming from the front-...
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Should the pulleys/tensioner be replaced with drive belts?

I know that accessory drive belts need to be changed every now and again as the rubber can dry out and crack. I'm planning to replace the accessory drive belts on my 2008 Subaru Outback as ...
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(2003 Dodge Ram1500 hemi) My idler pully snapped off while driving

I went to look at it and it cut through the bolt and what the idler pully is connected to. What is the idler pully connected to?
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Replacing Nissan Qashqai 2L (2008) Bearing Kit - RE0F10A

I'm working on repairing the automatic transmission in a Nissan Qashqai 2008 (2L engine). Specifically, trying to replace the transmission bearing (RE0F10A) using this kit: https://www.ebay.com/itm/...
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Fan clutch on 3500 duramax

I’m replacing the water pump on a 2005 3500 duramax. How can I remove the fan clutch? I’ve tried the wrench and clutch tool, an air hammer on the bolt, and a rod and hammer on the bolt. I’ve also ...
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Alternator Replaced in June and March, Today the Car Stops Idler Pulley breaks off. Is this a result?

I had my Alternator Replaced in June, then again March 20th due to an initial defective alternator. I drove 1300 miles since this was replaced and today the car starts shutting off and the power ...
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Is it normal for an AC pump to wait for a second before starting to turn?

I have a diesel Laguna 08. It has been giving a little bit of extra noise from the engine lately. I have noticed the one of the pulleys on the belt does not start like the others when the belt starts ...
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07 Escalade - Adjust pulley alignment?

2007 Escalade 6.2L, AWD, 140k miles Is it possible to adjust the power steering pump pulley alignment (forward/back)? It's a few mm out of plane with the rest of the pulleys and tensioner, and the ...
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How do I change alternator pulley on 2001 Fiat Ducato?

I need to change the belt (closest one in picture) as it's become very loose. There doesn't seem to be a tensioner pulley, so do I just remove the bolt in the center pulley in order to remove the ...
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->Horrific squealing when car is first turned on?

This is a really classic and common old car problem. I see it all the time but this is the first time it's started happening to my own car. Basically when I first turn the car on, there's instantly a ...
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Steel for crankshaft's / camshaft's woodruff key

I have a new little problem with the engine I'm rebuilding (Skoda 120L '70s, RWD, RME): after milling, adjusting and cleaning the crankshaft, camshaft and pulley I found out that their woodruff keys ...
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Should a Timing Belt Pulley Spin Freely or Not?

I seem to have run across a dispute about whether or not the various pulleys involved with a timing belt should spin freely or not. For example, in this video the anonymous Internet expert says that ...
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Why are these cam pulleys constructed differently?

I am about midway done with changing the timing belt & water pump on my 99 Toyota, which features a 6-cylinder 5VZ-FE engine. After getting the front timing cover off, I noticed that the passenger-...
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Can I run the engine for a short amount of time with a loose crankshaft pulley bolt?

I have a 2001 Honda Prelude SH (Honda H22A4 engine). I am about to tackle replacing the timing belt and the cam/crank/balancer shaft seals on my own. However, the one tool I don't have is a torque ...
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Why won't my crankshaft turn a full rotation?

I have a 95 Camry LE (v6) and I'm in the process of replacing the water pump. One of the prerequisites for accessing the pump is crank pulley removal. User cdunn (thanks a bunch for the suggestions) ...
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removing crankshaft pulley without the puller tool?

It sounds ridiculous but I have to wait until tomorrow for the tool, but I'm sure there is a way to do it? I haven't even attempted it yet on fear that I mess something up big time. My 95 Camry ...
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Persistent squeak and transmission issues

1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie. Fixed a pulley tensioner and belt. Still a loud squeak and sound. Could it be bad pulley? ....and 4WD worked when bought the truck. Now the light wont turn on and it ...
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97 Chevy lumina serpentine belt came off the bottom pulley

This morning my power steering stopped working and my heater and when I opened the hood there was coolant everywhere, looked like it came out of the radiator cap. The serpentine belt was off the ...
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How do you normally screw/unscrew bolts on the type of belt pulleys that has 3-4 bolts?

I mean the pulley rotates, and you need to hold it still with something in order to screw/unscrew bolts. I have found out, it is possible to unscrew bolts by using a second ratchet/breaker bar to hold ...
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What is this squeak in my Dodge Ram 1500, and how can I fix it?

Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie SLT, with extended cab. 212k miles on the engine, all original under the hood except for a steering box and steering pump (put in in the fall of 2014). The engine ...
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Using Acura or Honda crankshaft pulley holding tool and not impact wrench when loosening the bolt

Is it safe to use impact wrench when you try to loosen the crankshaft pulley retaining bolt? Many suggest just that without any concern for possibility of causing the damage to engine mounts, maybe ...
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Use pulley from old water pump?

The water pump on my car went out so I need a new one. The pulley itself looks fine, not bent, but the entire pulley is tilted in such a way that I'm guessing the pump shaft broke. The local part ...
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Removing a Viscous Fan without the serpentine belt (1998 Land Rover Discovery)

The PAS pump on my Discovery failed fairly spectacularly last week, shedding it's pulley at the side of the road. In order to get at it to replace it, I need to get the fan off, which requires undoing ...
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Power steering pulley wheel

The diameter of the original power steering pump pulley wheel on my 2004 Mercedes ML 350 is approximately 110 mm. The diameter of many replacements is 130 mm. Will the original serpentine belt still ...
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Keyed shaft is worn down, how do I keep pulley from riding off the end?

I have a belt driven pump on a sprayer that is powered by a small engine. The keyway on the shaft of the pump is a little worn and at some point the key worked itself out. Unfortunately I did not ...
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How To Tell if a Pulley Not Attached to the Engine Is Bad

I have a pulley that I removed from my car. I probably should have done some more research before I actually removed the pulley. How can I tell if that pulley is in fact bad?
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How Do I Remove My Socket Wrench Between the Idler Pulley and Wheel Well

I, like an idiot, was using a socket wrench to remove the bolt from my idler pulley. I unscrewed the bolt too far, wedging the wrench between wheel well and the bolt. I could not even flip the switch ...
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How can I remove Factory Air Conditioning from a 1965 Mopar Big Block

I have a 1965 Mopar 383 Big Block with factory air conditioning. I would like to remove the air conditioning from the engine, including the A/C pump. Unfortunately, the belts for the accessories are ...
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What is the procedure for replacing a belt tensioner pulley on a 2002 Subaru Outback?

My wife's 2002 Subaru Outback (the Legacy body) has approximately 100K miles on the odometer. Under acceleration, I'm hearing a sound like a possible failing belt tensioner. It's a very distinct ...
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How to pinpoint a noisy bearing or pulley

My '98 Protege makes a high pitched whine for the first couple hundred yards when both the engine and outside temperature are cold (below freezing). It doesn't sound like a squealing belt. The sounds ...