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Old 11-29-2011, 02:46 AM   #44
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2002 SL2
Default Re: SL2 Water Pump Replacement w/PICS

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Originally Posted by Sevillian273 View Post
I tried that. I installed a new belt in the process and it was made of a harder rubber with less grip. The pulley just slipped on it. Its a PITA to snake it around all the pulleys while fighting the tensioner so I didnt want to do that again with the old belt just to tighten the pulley. The old belt was very sticky from all the coolant dripping on it.
So you left the old belt on to re-use it to tighten the pulley back onto the pump then removed and replaced belt with new one?

Dread doing this job tomorrow lol, but this post helped me out alot..

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