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Old June 5th, 2008, 23:46
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Arrow Serp belt tensioner

Anyone ever snap the head off the serp belt tensioner? The one behind that power steering reservior. I snapped it off and am now in need of a replacement. Anyone have any suggestions?
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Old June 6th, 2008, 05:56
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Re: Serp belt tensioner

On my 98 I rounded off the bolt so bad that I had to remove everything and unscrew it from the piece sticking out the back.

Replaced the bolt, use the right size socket, and no problems.
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Old June 6th, 2008, 06:34
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Re: Serp belt tensioner

If there is a junkyard near you you could just pull one out of Jeep there. I have been meaning to hit up the junkyards near me just so I have a spare.
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Old June 6th, 2008, 14:53
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Re: Serp belt tensioner

You're talking about the long bolt that does the actual tensioning? Seems kinda tough to snap that. Anyway, would simply welding a nut on there do the trick?
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Old June 6th, 2008, 16:31
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Re: Serp belt tensioner

Problem solved guys, thanks. Just went the JY and grabbed another one. Now, to figure out this broken bolt holding my water pump on....
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