Originally Posted by jayee_2003
Hmm. I've had a few cars with this series of engine. They all had the mechanical tensioner. Guess I buy outside the curve.
I have 2001 and 2003 and both have mechanical tensioner
I believe all M54 has mechanical tensioners
both have been replaced to the same mechanical on 80k miles
0 issue, will last another 80k
Last edited by champaign777; 02-28-2011 at 08:21 PM.