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Old 05-15-2011, 01:04 PM
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Mein Auto: 330i Performance Package
Originally Posted by mujjuman View Post
Well since you're doing the VCG and the belts, check to see if your tensioners are shot. Remove the belts and spin the tensioners. They should NOT spin freely. They should be harder to spin and should stop soon, like within 1 second. If they spin freely, or squeak, you should replace the tensioners too. Super easy DIY.
Yes, add to that the 'skateboard wheel' sound. I replaced mine at 65k and they all spun very easily and made that sound.

Imola Red 2004 330i ZHP, Sunroof, Cold Weather Pkg, Assist, Navi & Leather. Upgrades: Front & Side Clear Lens, Clutch Stop & CDV Delete. 10.2006-Differential Swap to 3.46! 12.2006 - UUC SSK, DSSR and Tranny Mounts (Red).
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