How do I take the idler pulley off on a 2001 hyundai tiburon?

Asked by Jun 09, 2013 at 09:37 PM about the 2001 Hyundai Tiburon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ive been trying to replace the water pump in my tiburon and was told I needed to remove the idler pulley to get to the timing cover and get it off so I can get to the bolts on the water pump

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you need to loosen the tensioner so you can take the serpentine belt. you should be able to remove the idler pulley simply by removing the bolt on the front. You may have to wiggle it a bit because of tit being on there so long.. it may have gotten tight

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