Drive Belt Tensioner Pulley

Drive Belt Tensioner Pulley

A drive belt tensioner pulley is the main part of a drive belt tensioner assembly. The latter pushes the pulley against a drive belt, creating a required amount of tension to prevent the drive belt from slipping.

Signs of a bad drive belt tensioner pulley

  • Abnormal noise from your drive belt
  • Your drive belt wobbles 

Drive belt tensioner pulley maintenance

  • The pulley should be inspected for damage each time you replace the drive belt or tensioner
  • Depending on the design of a drive belt tensioner, some pulleys can be replaced separately