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This could be why... #273493 Sep 12, 9:04pm Sep 12, 9:04pm
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This could be why...
Well, I don't have wheel well plastics anymore. I haven't for a while actually. So far nothings happened, but recently my belts have started making a lot of noise. So yeah, it's probably the belt tensioner. But I was wondering that since those belts are exposed down there, could water be getting up into them and damaging them? Would like to hear what you guys have to say about this.


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Re: This could be why... [Re: XxMerlinxX] #273494 Sep 12, 9:14pm Sep 12, 9:14pm
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Thats a possibility, but doubtful.

I recently had a squeaky belt, I took it to Toyota, because I was pretty sure it was the belt tensioner too. They found the gasket in my water pump assembly was leaking, so they replaced it.

There could be soo many different things causing the problem. The first thing I would try, honestly, is getting that gator grip belt.

Good luck.


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Re: This could be why... [Re: Heat] #273495 Sep 13, 7:01am Sep 13, 7:01am
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most likely you belt tensioner...had mine replaced twice by toyota...

Re: This could be why... [Re: SmutasticGT] #273496 Sep 13, 7:03am Sep 13, 7:03am
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Goodyear Gatorback (as heather suggested) thumbsup


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Re: This could be why... [Re: DiabloGTS] #273497 Sep 13, 7:38am Sep 13, 7:38am
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nah...that's a common problem on celicas...

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