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Hey DIYs/Pros,

My most recent issue, after replacing the serpentine pulley system, is a cracked compressor pulley.
Anytime I set the belt and start the car, the belt pops off almost immediately. Although it’s aligned, I believe the crack allows the belt to slip off.
The A/C works perfect (heat doesn’t though 😂 blower motor🤷‍♂️) and I hate to toss an otherwise good compressor. I haven’t found a tutorial etc on replacing just the pulley for this particular model, but checking here to see if it’s an option… or another fix. Thanks.
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I'd like to see an idea for repair that isn:t mine (I'm cheep and lazy):

Make a thck mold of a good section using Bondo, then use that mold to form the repair area using JB Weld.

I would clean the area up with alcohol, then rub wax or grease on any/all sections you don't want the Bondo, and then the JB to stick to.
 

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I'd like to see an idea for repair that isn:t mine (I'm cheep and lazy):

Make a thck mold of a good section using Bondo, then use that mold to form the repair area using JB Weld.

I would clean the area up with alcohol, then rub wax or grease on any/all sections you don't want the Bondo, and then the JB to stick to.
Wow… before asking here, I asked my neighbor the same exact thing as far as molding and he said it wouldn’t hold. I never had to use JB Weld before and still wrapping my head around the process you mentioned but sounds like 2-votes on molding the fix to me. No foul in trying… thanks!
 

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