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Idler Pulley Play...V-6 Is this Normal?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by blazze2005, Jan 30, 2010.

  1. Jan 30, 2010 at 1:53 PM

    blazze2005 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Jan 18, 2010
    South Jersey
    05 Tacoma Pre-Runner Sport
    Fuel Off-Road Octane Wheels,Yokohama Geolander ATS 265/65/17.Grillcraft,Borla Exhaust,Truxedo Lo Pro Tonneau Cover,Pop n Lock Tailgate Security,Custom Wet Okle TRD Seat Covers,Catch-All Matts,Gatorback Belt,Shorty Antenna,Toyota Bed Matt,Sirius Radio,Vent Sades,20% Lumar Window Tint
    I replaced the serpentine belt on my 05 tacoma V-6 engine

    When I had the belt off I was checking all the pulley's

    I noticed that the #1 idler, the one on the top left hand side has pretty good amount of play in it.

    Like if I wobbled it side to side could feel pretty good amount of play

    Is this normal? I'm not getting any noise from the pulley or if I watch the pulley/belt with engine running everything looks straight.

    Should I replace it?

    Thanks for any info...

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