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Re: anyone replaced the belt by themselves (archive)

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Posted by M.E. on September 29, 2001 at 16:43:31:

In Reply to: anyone replaced the belt by themselves posted by 95 525 on September 29, 2001 at 12:03:52:

Its quite easy.

Remove the fan shroud.
Remove the fan.
Uncover tensioner pulleys.
Using, I think , an 8mm allen key turn tensioner clockwise to relieve tension.
Remove belt but keep an eye on how its threaded.
Replace in the opposite order.

Email me if you have any problems or questions.

Mike

92 525ia
87 325is


the multiribbed belt? I don't know if I sould try to do it myself. how hard was it?

THanks





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