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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-24-2009, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
 
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Greetings from LA. Looking to bone up on G8 info. Let's start with the question posed in this attachment...
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-26-2009, 09:25 AM
 
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Serpentine belt tensioner. Without it A. belt slips or B. cannot install belt - all other named items do not move relative to each other.



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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-26-2009, 11:31 PM Thread Starter
 
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I see now - that makes sense... at first I thought the idler would do that, but I'm betting that idler is actually just there to give the belt enough of a footprint on the crank pulley to prevent slippage.
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