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Old November 19th, 2018, 21:33
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Belt tensioner malfunction

I have a xj, but I am installing new belts on my non-xj (gasp!!) but I would think that the earlier xj's had the same apparatus. This is the tensioner where it is screwed in to loosen and out to tighten. But mine does not work, I screw it all the way out and all that happens is the bolt comes out, no increase of tension. What can I do about this?
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Old November 19th, 2018, 21:44
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Re: Belt tensioner malfunction

On the earlier XJs, you need to loosen the other bolts that hold the bracket.
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Old November 20th, 2018, 04:08
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Belt tensioner malfunction

Loosen the bolt on the tensioner pulley.
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Old November 20th, 2018, 06:26
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Re: Belt tensioner malfunction

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Loosen the bolt on the tensioner pulley.
In the center of the pulley.
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Old November 21st, 2018, 09:09
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Re: Belt tensioner malfunction

Worked! Thanks!
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