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1999 carrera 4 convertible pulley and belt replacement

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I'm thinking of replacing my belt and all three pulleys since the belt and one of the pulleys broke today. I found an DIY for replacing the belt but nothing for the pulleys? Is it pretty easy? Anything to it?

I think one of the pulley bearings went out, so I'm replacing them all. My car has 59000 miles.



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It did not brake the alternator mount. Half of the pulley from inside got carved out like somebody used a can opener.



PS.I'll try to post a picture tomorrow

Depends on the pulley that broke and whether it boke the alternator mount.


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If you hear a squeling noise for a few seconds when you start up your car, don't always assume its the belt. In my case it was a worn out bearing on a pulley. Normally when they fail, they will brake the alternator wall or the engine wall since they are bolted in them. I was driving very slow because I was making a turn, so the damage was minimal.

I didn't want to take any chances of that happening again, so I replaced all three pulleys.

Now I have a piece of mind.

Thanks for you help


Heres some pics of the warped out pulley. I was lucky that it did not brake anything else.


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