BAD TENSIONER!?

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  • oswaldo21
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Okay, so I just got back from college, and my brother tells me the serpentine belt on the 92 SL2 1.9 DOHC that I gave him is loose enough to be just taken off by hand. I realize this is bad, and try to look at the tensioner. I can wiggle it around, so obviously it is loose; it's definitely not providing any tension on the belt. Can this be fixed or must it just be swapped out, and with how much expense are we talking? Thanks, guys.
-adam in NY

Sunday, May 13th, 2007 AT 7:54 PM

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It must be replaced.

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Sunday, May 13th, 2007 AT 10:00 PM
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  • slipknot44144
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Well my Tensioner on 1997 Saturn is dead. And how do you replace it? It is almost impossible to replace IT!

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Thursday, August 16th, 2007 AT 4:34 PM
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What model and what is the 8th digit of the vin?

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Thursday, August 16th, 2007 AT 5:39 PM

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