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Old 12-18-2018, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by MCallahan View Post
Very likely the tensioner. Really lousy design. While you have the entire front of the car apart, do the water pump, idler pulley above the smog pump (a new one comes on the tensioner), radiator and other coolant hoses, and a new belt. Wonderful way to blow $700.

All this was done by me three years ago so I'm a bit reluctant to assume all that is ready to be replaced. I used all OEM parts and some MB if I'm remembering correctly.

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