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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by s3_stig, May 19, 2010.

  1. s3_stig
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    Hi guys
    is there a special tool to retension the belts on the alternator when I replace them or is it straight forward
    thanks will
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    15 mm spanner on the lug on the tensioner, and an allen key through the retaining hole to hold it slack.

    Then when refitting, fit the belt, and release the tensioner in the opp.osite way to slackening it.

    Easy peasy mate
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    Ok thanks againg welly your full of great info keep it coming
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