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Q: I'm on the side of the road, the tension pulley bolt came loose now it won't go back in

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Its a 351 Cleveland Engine, if that makes any difference

My car has 71330 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Look at the threads to see if the bolt is left hand threads, or standard right hand threads. If the threads are damaged, then use a thread chaser to clean them out. If the pulley bearings seized, it may have caused the problem. You may have to replace the tensioner assembly.

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