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Old 09-02-2003, 04:52 PM
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Originally posted by joe p
Are you sure the belt shock aint rattling?

That would be my guess too. The belt tensioner shock is well hidden behind stuff like the water pump, and when the shock bushing is worn, it clanks while the engine is idling.

A $2 or $3 fix. There are some threads posted about this symptom and its cure...
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