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check to make sure the belt tensioner is functional if not it needs to be replaced

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Q: What would cause the serpentine to not turn on a 1994 Mercury Topaz if all pulleys spin freely when the car is not running?
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Why does my Serpentine belt does not turn when the car is running?

You probably have a siezed alternator or something. Take it off and see if all you're pulleys turn freely.


Why does your 4 liter 1992 serpentine belt keep failing?

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It sounds like you either did not get the belt on a pulley all the way or the idler pulley is frozen up. Take the belt off and make sure the idler, or tensioner pulley, turns freely. Reinstall the belt and make sure you have it on all of the pulleys correctly.


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What will shred a serpentine belt on a Buick century?

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