Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 03:32:58 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <>
Subject: Re: Saab Timing Belt / Tensioner Q for the mechanically minded

ma_twain wrote: > Yes, driving for two weeks with a slipping timing belt leads to a very > expensive repair job. If the timing belt was *slipping* it would be very expensive indeed ! :-( Sounds very much like the belt was overtightened and caused excessive wear. Having said that, isn't it advised to change the tensioner when replacing the belt anyway ? As in 2 birds with one stone... etc Sounds like a dealer to avoid to me. Graham

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