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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 Question: When replacing the old serpentine belt: See detail box below

 

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rosanders, Newark, DE, October 31, 2012, 15:07
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When replacing the old serpentine belt do a technician need to adjust the car automatic belt tensioner

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13616 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper October 31, 2012, 18:11
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    it is spring loaded and should tension itself

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    rosanders, October 31, 2012, 18:20
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    Thank u I was thinking the same thing myself and wanted to make sure. R u a certified mechanic

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    your.mechanic October 31, 2012, 20:14
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    no, the tensioner is spring-loaded...however make sure the mechanic checks the spring action...some tensioners loose spring tension.

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