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2006 Honda civic

Drive belt tensioner broken twice in four months

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There was a recall for the tensioner pivot bolt for the 2006 Civic EX. Service bulletin 09-007, Part# HON 04301RNA405.
Part cost $11. Service $42.50.
Cost covered by Honda even with my car being out of warranty.
I just had this done Feb 25, 2009
There may be a recall for the non-EX model also.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

  • raykennyads May 03, 2011

    I have the same car here in Ireland but we call it the Civic 1.8 SES (assembled in Japan) and the belt tensioner bolt broke and had to be drilled out of the engine block. Cost E200.00 and Honda won't help!




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Three things to check.... that you are putting on the exact specified part for that motor. second that it is being installed correctly... third that you are using the correct belt for that motor.... oh and a forth.... make sure that you are correctly routing the belt on all the pullies.
There should be a sticker with the correct routing of the serpentine belt either on the lower part of the engine compartment.... or look up at the hood when you have it open.


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