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Mercedes-Benz E320 Check Belt Tensioner When Replacing Water Pump

Mercedes-Benz E320 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997


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, , 212,376 mi

    Noticed coolant smell following short drive. Mechanic found evidence of coolant leaks coming from water pump. Pump replaced and belt tensioner replaced at same time. Problem corrected.

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