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tensioner/idler deposits

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I was looking at my serpentine belt and thinking of replacing it when I noticed small round like deposits on the tensioner and idler wheels. I can only assume they are not good for my belt, however I'm not sure what to do about them. Clean, replace or nothing. Thank you.

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Round deposits? I think I know what your talking about and if it is it's about worn out. Do you have any pics?

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Yes, they are round bumps. They belt only has 53,000 miles on it but it is a 2002. I figured it was about time for time reasons if nothng else. I can try to get some pics....never done that before.
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try to clean them off with a wire brush when your belt is off.
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