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Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by wallace78, May 31, 2012.

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    so when i pulled in my belt was hanging of my belt tensioner snapped,is his a easy fix wason ebay and cant find the part for my 2.5 tdi quattro anywere .......any tips guys cheers,phil
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    ano ihav 2 take the bumper into service is there anything else ineed 2do
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    check the tensioner doesnt have excessive play as the bearing may have play and help to cause it....
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    the tensioner is flaping about im going 2 pick a new one up 2moro and try 2 fit it
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    yeah it's usually the case m8....
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    was wondering is there a diagram on here to help me:(
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    ijacked the car up and had a good look,the the bottom bolt of the tensioner wheel has snapped off and left the rest of it in the casing!!!!
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    any tips on how to get the arse of the bolt out guys!!
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    You'll need to drill into it and use a screw extractor to draw it back out, not really a diy job.
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    think illleave it up 2 my mechanic james,cheers for the heads up m8
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