Serpentine belt tensioner problem

Tiny
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  • 2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF

I have a vw golf mk 4 1.6 16v
to get the fan belt off the manual says to turn the tensioner bolt clockwise but when I try to turn it the nut and bold both turn together and the tensioner dosnt move. Do you have any idea why this is happening

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 AT 5:07 PM

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Tiny
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Tap on the tensionier with a hammar to see if it is gulded in place.

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 AT 5:13 PM
Tiny
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I can move it slightly with my hand but cant get the leaverage to pull it right back. The bolt im supposed to turn it with using a spanner just turns and turns

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 AT 5:25 PM
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Do you have any access to tighten it?

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 AT 9:09 PM

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