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5.7 crusader engine has a noise in the front of the engine

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5.7 crusader engine has a noise in the front of the engine sounds like apulley noise gos away under load runs perfect except for that [email protected] ford.com
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?
I don't quite understand your question. Are you hearing belt noise?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no it sounds like a pulley noise does this engine have a tensioner pulley because the noise goes away underv aload
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the belt is not slipping because everything is charging and there is no squealing
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
I would need to know the model number on the engine to tell you anything about it. What is the model number on the engine?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
idont know I am in my office not at the dock
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Does the engine have V belts on it or a serpentine belt?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I guess this was a waste of money should tell prospects theu need engine number to get help I think it has just one belt
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I can go to the dock this afternoon and continue talk tomorrow
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
do you want to do this and stop the clock now
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
The system does ask for that information. Click this link to pull up a picture.
http://i.imgur.com/HcTbJzT.png
Did you not see any of that?
If it has just 1 belt it will have a tensioner pulley on it.
EDIT - There is no clock running. And there are no time limits here. Tomorrow is fine if you would like to continue once you have more information.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will go to boat and try you tomorrow thanks
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Your welcome. Just reply back once you have the info and we can take it from there. -Jason
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
5.7 crusader model cxlahfl200m serial 610054 i hope this will help you to help me thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
just ran the engines . AT IDLE YOU CAN HEAR A DEFINITE CLANK or rattle noise from the front of the engine like a bracket vmay be loose or maybe tenioner problems as soon as you add a couple hundred rpms the noise gos away has to external thanks kevin
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Got it. That number works. Now what kinds of questions did you have about this?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i sent you a description of symptoms did you get it
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
I did but I don't understand what it is you are asking. I have no way of knowing what might be making a noise on your engine.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok thanks for your time make sure they do not have me on a monthly billing system this was a one time event
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.
Hello. Mt name is***** try something different to eliminate all the accessories on the front of the engine. Remove the water pump belt does the noise go away? If no remove the alternator belt does noise go away? The water pump belt is the first belt then alternator behind that one.

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