Originally Posted by 94BMW325i
I think he wants to see if the tensioner "broke" to see if that caused his belt to break? I have had a noisy tensioner on my 325, but it still seems to work fine, then again it hasnt been driven in like 8 months
Maybe you are right.......if so, he can check the tension with 8mm hex wrench or socket with something long attatched to it, so you have some leverage.......pressing down in a clockwise direction.
And you need to start driving that e36, still working on it, mods etc. ???