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Timing belt tensioner

How does the timing belt tensioner work on a 1993 Lexus GS300 ? Mine seems to be frozen...no it it can be adjusted.

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Just put a piece of pipe over your socket wrench and problem solved. Don't know why you need to get under, just take off air intake with one nut will make access a lot easier.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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Ok sounds simple
get under car with a big socket wrench and i mean big wrench the length of arm bigger the wrench less strain on arm to pulley
cause it might seem stuck but if apply opposite preasure to the tensioner with big socket wrench the tensioner will loose its grip
if u use a small socket wrench its like shooting tiny tiny target with a shirman tank
dont worry yours is not frozen its just the size of your wrench that is giving trouble

Posted on May 30, 2008

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