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Idler Pulleys
Tensioner Pulley
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Operation: Idler pulleys are used for belt routing and help to maintain belt alignment. Advice: Idler pulley bearings are of the sealed type and can not be serviced. Check to make sure that there is no wobble or play in the bearing and that it turns smoothly. If any play or roughness is found, the Idler pulley should be replaced. If spring tension is being used, ensure the integrity of the spring. Recommendations: Idler pulley
Operation: A tensioner pulley is used to maintain proper belt tension. Some belt tensioners are locked in place with a bolt or nut after correct adjustment has been made. Other designs use spring tension to automatically tension the belt. Advice: Too much tension will cause a strain on any bearings involved. Not enough tension can lead to slippage or belts jumping off. Tensioner pulley bearings are of the sealed type and can not be serviced. Check to make sure that there is no wobble or play in the bearing and that it turns smoothly. If any play or roughness is found, the tensioner pulley should be replaced. If spring tension is being used, ensure the integrity of the spring. Recommendations: Belt tensioner Tensioner pulley
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