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Hello, after you put the tensioner on, can you move it with tool on the pulley bolt?
odd. once tensioner in place and mounted. you should be able to place a wrench or socket bar on the pulley bolt head and move it, Are you 100% you are trying to pry it the correct direction? I can not see 2 of them not moving. we know you pry it to the left or counterclockwise. I am not there so asking
I honestly do not know. I can see one bad one but not 2 of them. How are you trying to move it? what are you using
You are to be on the pulley bolt shown as "A" in the picture I have attached. You place a socket etc on the head of that bolt and pry hard to the left. The whole tensioner will pivot. I also put a picture of the belt diagram to be sure you routed correct
I am sorry, I sent wrong info. I am going to opt out and open the post back up to other experts
Hello, let me review your request. Please stand by.
Is this how your belt tensioner look?
Did you check if the tensioner is rubbing against the lower timing cover. The tensioner design has been updated on this vehicle and a minor modification is needed on the lower timing cover when new tensioner is installed. I have installed a copy of the service bullitin provided by honda.
It could be touching the lower timing cover and not fully opening.
If that is the case the timing cover will need ot be trimmed as shown in the illustration.
Yes. Sorry about the wait. I was helping another customer. Just to make sure, this is how you are routing the serpine belt as shown in the attachment?
Did you install a new belt ot the same one?
And you did make sure that it is not rubbing against the lower timing cover like it shows in the service bulletin?