REPLACE TENSIONER PULLEY

  • Tiny
  • dmb
  • 1994 Buick Lesabre
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 214,000 miles

1994 Buick Le Sabre - how to remove the tensioner pulley; when turn bolt (counterclockwise) that appears to hold the pulley the tensioner raises up and the bolt doesn't turn. How do you remove the pulley? Reversed threads or from the rear or a way to stop movement of tensioner in order to remove the bolt?

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Friday, January 21st, 2011 AT 11:21 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
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I would expect it to be left hand thread but most of those tensioners are changed as a complete unit.

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Friday, January 21st, 2011 AT 11:47 PM
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Thanks, it was a left hand thread. Saved a lot of time.

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Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 AT 4:49 PM

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