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Old 07-24-2003, 08:55 PM
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the rubber bushing in the belt tensioner shock absorber shrinks with heat/age. it causes an annoying diesel-like clattering sound and is very common in the m104 engine. the "easy fix" was to use an o-ring as a shim / spacer to snug everything up again.

sorry, that was kind of cryptic wasn't it....
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