How do you tighten the timing belt once it is on?
it has a spring loaded tensioner, the spring is what tensions the belt...replace your tensioner~there is an idler bearing that wears out there reducing the tension as well~
the auto tensioner is over exstended can you recompress it or is it toast thanks again
No, replacement is your only option.
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