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How to adjust Timing belt tension on 88 325ix

I change timing belt on my another 89 325i, now i have to do it on 88 325ix
I just wanna make sure i did it right last time
How i adjust timing belt tension is i left that spring that goes between tensioner and water pump make tesnion, and then i tighten tensioner bolts
Is this right ???

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That works, although after time the spring gets weaker, so I'll push it with my thumb as hard as I can then tighten.
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