Timing belt tensioner

Tiny
ABUTLER367957
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  • 1993 VOLVO 940
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
How do I replace the timing belt tensioner on a 93 volvo 940 sohc 2.3L
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Sunday, January 30th, 2011 AT 10:31 AM

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Tiny
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Pop the old 1 off and the new 1 on. Is there a difficulty you have encountered?
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Sunday, January 30th, 2011 AT 11:04 AM
Tiny
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If you meant adjust it is self adjusting and book says after self adjust tighten lock nut/bolt.
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Sunday, January 30th, 2011 AT 11:13 AM
Tiny
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I have to ask why you would be trying to change a tensioner and not a belt also. This is an interference engine so if you had a tensioner failure that caused the belt to jump timing, chances are very good that you have severe valve damage now.
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Sunday, January 30th, 2011 AT 1:22 PM

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