91 Mercedes 300te Unibelt Tensioner

Tiny
JXN
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  • 1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300TE
  • 6 CYL
  • AWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 146,000 MILES
I have replaced the alternator in my 91 300 TE.

I am unable to get the tensioner rod to thread on its adjusting nut, and cannot tension the belt after loosening the 19mm bolt.

Can the belt be tensioned without a Mercedes factory tool and if so HOW
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Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 AT 11:55 PM

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Tiny
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You need a special tool
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Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 AT 1:05 PM

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