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Old 31 Aug 2010, 04:26 pm
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Default 01 pt timing belt rubbing oil pump

Hi every one ,im new to the forum , i just bought a 2001 pt fom my brother that had an oil leak ,long story short the timing belt rubbed through the oil pump.what would cause this. he had the timing belt ,water pump and tensioner put on it 34k ago ,it has the mechanical tensioner on it ,could the tensioner be bad missaligning the belt, is there any way to set the alignment on the tensioner ,any help will be really appriciated
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Old 01 Sep 2010, 02:44 am
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Default Re: 01 pt timing belt rubbing oil pump

I don't see how that's possible because there's a rear timing belt cover in place between the belt and the oil pump. Of course, I've seen other things that I could swear were impossible!
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