broken idler pulley on mazda 2005 tribute

Asked by Feb 25, 2016 at 09:28 PM about the 2005 Mazda Tribute s

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

have a 2005 mazda that has a broken bolt on the idler pulley. bolt broken or
twisted off. this happens about every 20,000 miles. the rest of the bolt has to
be tapped and removed.

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227,825

That is weird, I have the original tensioner and pulleys on mine @ 108K and they are fine. Do you have the belt routed properly?

227,825

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=503NP4k7xqw

been through it 3 times now,mazda will not take responsiblity for defect in design,seems once over 100k they break

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