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post #1 of 18 Old 01-19-2008, 08:24 PM Thread Starter
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belt tensioner

hey guys if a belt tensioner is going bad will it not give me the right oil psi?
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ok come on guys i need help here.
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Bumpin for ya. Kinda wanna know the answer to this myself.

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i need help with a 7.3 belt tensioner

hey guys i need help with a belt tensioner. if the belt tensioner is going bad will it not give me the right oil psi.
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check by feeling how tight your belt is if it is tight there is nothing wrong with your tensioner also it would be squealing if it wasnt tight enough
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Im pretty sure the oil pump is gear driven. I know the hpop is

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well the belt is squealing all the time not loud tho
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both oil pumps are driven internally with gears. Is it a squeal or a chirp that goes away when you rev above idle?
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it is a chirp and will not go away.
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