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      01-29-2020, 09:52 AM   #7
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Drives: E92 325i MSport Coupe
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Originally Posted by bimmerfan1972 View Post
How do you know if your tensioner is bad? Just replaced my belt and didn't see any issues.
You don't necessarily, though spinning it without the belt might reveal noises. But if it seizes and the belt shreds and gets ingested into the engine via the lower crankshaft pulley seal (yes, this does happen) then you'll wished you'd changed it...
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