Ticking from alternator belt after replacement

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Re: Ticking from alternator belt after replacement

Post by james butler » Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:42 pm

try taking the belt off and run the engine without it to see if the noise goes away.
if it doesn't its engine related, if the noise does go away then you can be sure its water pump.
i have had a pulley crack on me before but it didn't make any noise just wobbled loads.
have you checked the bolts are tight? could be just a loose pulley.

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