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AUXILIARY BELT TENSIONER
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Hi GOT MYSELF A X REG MULTISPACE 1.9 DIESEL. AUXILIARY BELT CAME OFF THIS MORNING MANAGED TO GET IT BACK ON BUT CAME OFF AGAIN THIS AFT. BELT NOW SHREDDED BUT TOP TENSIONER SEEMS
LOOSE ANY TIPS ON HOW TO REMOVE IT SO I CAN PUT A NEW ONE ON I HAVE TRIED WITH NO LUCK LOOSENED ENGINE MOUNT BUT STILL NO LUCK Sad
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#2
Sorry not to be of any help, but my berlingo has exactly the same fault, tensioner seems all cock eyed! Will be having a go at it over the next couple of days! No idea how to get it out, the pully bearing seems fine, its the arm it attaches to thats the problem. Hopefully some advice will be along shortly to help us both.
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#3
Hi just been on solved for early models and the answer is in there you lower the engine not lift it i have been doing doh! just have to get me a star key to get mounting off now ! bit happier now though ill attack it again tomorrow night. ill let you know how i get on. thanks
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#4
If it is broke or faulty, they are not cheap to replace.
Up to £100 for the kit!
http://www.eurocarparts.com/ecp/c/Citroe...46f&000112
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/DRIVE-BELT-TEN...5646ccb89c
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#5
Hi found a belt for £13.50 and the tensioner for £34 both on ebay with good feed back . Would put on link but not got that technical yet :-)
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(15-10-2012, 07:23 PM)desnchris Wrote:  Hi just been on solved for early models and the answer is in there you lower the engine not lift it i have been doing doh! just have to get me a star key to get mounting off now ! bit happier now though ill attack it again tomorrow night. ill let you know how i get on. thanks

Just been there too, sounds like nice job to do. Let me know how you get on.
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(15-10-2012, 07:33 PM)desnchris Wrote:  Hi found a belt for £13.50 and the tensioner for £34 both on ebay with good feed back . Would put on link but not got that technical yet :-)

Ah. Didn't realise it was an early model. Correct, they are cheaper.
And cheaper for the 2.0HDi, too.
Again we see that those of us with the 1.6HDi have the higher priced parts!
But the more economical and refined engine. :whistle:
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#8
Hi again tensioner and belt arrived this morning so went out in the rain and had a go whipped drivers wheel off lowered engine 45 male star key undid mounts. Quite easy to get to tensioner alan key, got new one in bit fiddly but not two bad. Got belt looped round then with a 15mm ring spanner held tensioner back and slipped belt over power steering pump. been out in it today all running fine. Took a couple of hours so not too bad :-)
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(18-10-2012, 09:08 PM)desnchris Wrote:  Hi again tensioner and belt arrived this morning so went out in the rain and had a go whipped drivers wheel off lowered engine 45 male star key undid mounts. Quite easy to get to tensioner alan key, got new one in bit fiddly but not two bad. Got belt looped round then with a 15mm ring spanner held tensioner back and slipped belt over power steering pump. been out in it today all running fine. Took a couple of hours so not too bad :-)

Same here, a good job done, with the help of my mechanic brother in law, and the use of his bosses garage after hours, we had it done within the hour. Not as bad a job as I was expecting. :thumbsup:
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