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Old 11-15-2001, 02:15 PM
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Lightbulb Well...

your car has only one belt driving all the pulleys in front of the engine. If the tensioner fails you would have no tension in the ONLY belt that drives the pulleys to the alternator, a/c compressor, engine, water pump, fan, etc. You will not go far after the failure, not to mention the damage that a flying rubber belt can do to those components already mentioned, and the radiator (which is right in front of that belt).
Other than that, you should not worry about it.
Good luck!
'86 300E
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