View Single Post
      02-23-2012, 09:50 PM   #18
Lieutenant Colonel
F80_M3llow's Avatar

Drives: 2011 335i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Norwalk CT

iTrader: (14)

Garage List
2016 BMW M3  [4.50]
2008 135i  [3.50]
Send a message via AIM to F80_M3llow
Originally Posted by Spy021
Thanks for the excellent write up. Going to hit up Tischer's to get these parts ordered as I have a tensioner that needs replacing. Figured I'd go ahead and replace the Idler pulley as well since it's relatively inexpensive, especially compared to having the shop do it.

One question for those who have have already done this repair before. Did you find that the tensioner and pulley caps needed to be replaced as well or do these come off and on without any issue?
The tensioner does not have a cap. You can use the same one for the idler pulley.