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Mercedes-Benz C230 Check Belt Tensioner When Replacing Water Pump

Mercedes-Benz C230 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002


A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. When replacing the water pump, the drive belt tensioner should be inspected and most likely replaced as well.


  • Visitor, , 140,000 mi

    Squeeking on initial start up. Mechanic also reported the tension needed replacement because there is no more room to adjust tension.

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