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Pulley interference

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Anybody ever experience this?

Idler pulley is making very slight contact with the tensioner pulley arm. It’s making a very slight squeaking sound as it rubs. I just installed this tensioner; original Motorcraft unit. The idler pulley was transferred over from my 2.5 along with the rest of the timing cover.

I mean I guess it will clearance itself eventually, but that seems wrong.

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i forget, is that at the start or the end of the travel.

I always use the longer swivel ratchet to get in there to start, and then i put the ratchet wrench on the torx bit itself for the rest
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