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Old 07-09-2002, 10:55 PM
samiam4 samiam4 is offline
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I think this is a service issue...

If you wait until the tensioner gets really bad(or maybe not torqued correctly), the cover is damaged. The angle imparts a load that is prying on the cover as the tenioner fails.

I believe the 601 tensioners ussually last 75-100k.

Michael McGuire
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