Ram 1500 Hemi, pulley disaligment

Asked by Feb 29, 2016 at 11:06 AM about the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replace serpentine belt and when ran engine belt will look misaligned and it looks as if it could come off the pulleys, the steering pump visually looks misaligned, have you heard of similar problems?

2 Answers

10

the washers are on the wrong side for the offset to be aligned, or while you were removing it bent the bracket. what eles did you disassemble while this was being done... Spring can sometimes be on backwards/wrong and cause a twist to make the belts "come off" due to them being at an angle instead of flatly aligned.

73,795

I would suspect the belt tensioner may be pulling apart. There are two half's to it, mounting side is of course stationary, the pulley side moves. If you look at the seam between the two half's, it should be a niece tight and even seem. If not replace the belt tensioner. Also check the idler pulleys to make sure there is no play in them. Check the power steering pulley with the crankshaft pulley. should run in line. Thats how you can tell if there is something wrong with the power steering pulley placement. (location)

Your Answer

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    6,460
  • #2
    pudgybear
    Reputation
    6,260
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    5,700
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,317 Great Deals out of 184,578 listings starting at $699
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,112 Great Deals out of 167,056 listings starting at $1,900
Used Dodge Ram 2500
164 Great Deals out of 4,994 listings starting at $2,499
Used GMC Sierra 1500
879 Great Deals out of 65,553 listings starting at $2,495
Used Toyota Tundra
460 Great Deals out of 32,469 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Tacoma
630 Great Deals out of 43,329 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
362 Great Deals out of 44,819 listings starting at $1,799
Used Dodge Charger
443 Great Deals out of 27,994 listings starting at $1,979
Used Nissan Titan
210 Great Deals out of 20,028 listings starting at $3,495
Used Dodge Dakota
115 Great Deals out of 3,765 listings starting at $1,700
Used Chevrolet Colorado
279 Great Deals out of 31,635 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Ram 3500
81 Great Deals out of 2,238 listings starting at $3,950
Used Ford Mustang
724 Great Deals out of 38,098 listings starting at $895

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 1,433 listings starting at $6,995
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 1,068 listings starting at $5,995
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
75 Great Deals out of 1,566 listings starting at $3,000
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 1,366 listings starting at $3,388
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
43 Great Deals out of 1,257 listings starting at $2,994

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.