Originally Posted by BMWE90FANATIC
Theres only one way that thing can come out and put in. I did not remove my fan shroud to replace it. Does the tensioner move a little. you can try and take some pliers to it.
Yeah, it moves straight out about 1/4 inch. It is hitting something. You can hear it hit something as you try and pull it out. I am not sure if I could get pliers on it. This is really getting frustrating. That bolt should not snap like this, but its soft aluminum.