[Vwdiesel] Dasher diesel front wheel bearings & more
jhsg at sasktel.net
Mon May 28 00:48:41 EDT 2007
> originally replaced the timing belt over a year ago, I did not touch
> the tension pulley. Should I replace it now or wait till it goes bad?
> If going bad, will it give any noise or signs of failure?
Hopefully it will. Sometimes they howl, sometimes they keep the peace
until they eat the belt. regular inspection should catch it.
Changing the tensioner with the belt is insurance that costs 20ish
bucks. It hardly seems necessary, tensioners hardly ever fail... but
staring at a cam that is snapped into three pieces with associated pokie
holes in other assorted parts sort of puts that into a different light.
Glad your bearing job went smoothly.
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