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  1. 9126 Spider roof tensioners

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    As you can see in the photos there is a broken chord on the end of these tensioners...... a simple repair except that I don't know where they attach to ! Can anyone give some guidance, maybe a photo as to where they attach. Both sides are broken, passenger and driver's side. sorry for photos on...
  2. 156 T/S timing belt issues, tensioners?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Some issues with the 4 cylinder engine in the timing belt area. This should be very relevant to people , would be greatly appreaciated if those who know can add something? Started off trying to find a noise/clatter in the timing area. Found the cam belt idler wheel that has stripped the...
  3. 10 valve JTD auxiliary belt tensioners . . . .

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Folks, I have in the past year and a bit,purchased two 10 valve auxiliary belt tensioners,one for me and one for a mate,both were genuine Alfa parts and both had absolutely no grease in them!! I found out about it on mine when it seized up after about 15 months,upon...
  4. Noisy aux belt tensioners

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    One of my aux belt tensioners (I have been told there are two) is noisy. Are they easy to get to and replace?
  5. Guide to changing tensioners

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am about to change my first timing belt, i have all the tools except the Balance belt tensioner tool so i was wondering if there is any guide on how to remove tensioners from the twin spark 2.0ts engine without tensioner tools. Or should i just wait and buy the tool? Thanks
  6. Alfa twinspark tensioners

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    This may sound like a stupid question, i want to change all the tensioners and belts on my cf2 2.0ts and notices tools for sale for every tensioner. do i need these tools to replace the tensioners? or can i just use normal tools?
  7. Worn cam belt tensioners JTD Mjet 16v

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hiall, I started getting an intermittent squeeky squeel from a roller bearing somewhere on the engine. Changed the Aux belt idler and tensioner for new items, while the belt was off felt the PAS and Alternator rotations and they both felt fine with no roughness/noise at all - very smooth. I...
  8. Cam belt/ tensioners & Bal belt quote

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everybody, Had a Cambelt & Bal Belt & Tensioners (except Bal Tensioner) & Variator done 2 years 9 months ago by local indy Alfa garage, was happy with work until i found out the Balance tensioner wasnt replaced :confused: the car has covered less than 10k since last Belt change. looked at a...
  9. Alfa 164 cambelt tensioners

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Does anyone know where i can get hold of a cam belt tensioner overhaul kit for a 24v. mines rattling a bit and whilst i had a complete cam belt change only about 5000 miles ago i'm a bit conscious that things could go horribly wrong.
  10. 156 2.4 JTD 150 BHP Belts, Pulleys, tensioners

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi folks Newbie here! Just got a 156 sportwagon with a nasty old squeal on what seems to be the aux belt tensioner. Probably going to do timing belt, tensioners etc and aux belt. I'm looking for suggestions, recommendations for what to replace, where to go for best prices and how to tell...
  11. are these tensioners?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    ROZRZ sorry if its a stupid question, but are those two parts located at the bottom tensioners? im not really sure as ive never seen them. Ive got the water pump at home so i know its not them and i need to order the belt. thanks! :thumbs:
  12. Auxillary Belt and Tensioners

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Everyone - I've just had a week of Auxillary Belt and Tensioner problems this week, so thought I would post something to help those of you that are having the same problems. This is what happened on my 147 (1.9 JTD 16v, 94000 miles, 2004 54 plate) this week: I've had a chirping sound coming...
  13. 1.5 Head gasket set + cam belt tensioners wanted?

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Does anyone have any of these? or know of any cheap suppliers? I'm in the process of rebuilding a spare engine and am after a 1.5 head gasket set. also a pair of cam belt tensioners if anyone has any new ones they'd like to part with? col
  14. alternator belt + tensioners !! bill

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi, so i have to change alternator belt on my alfa 156 2,4 jtd 2001 veloce. but i turns up that i do need to change tensioners as well. so the garage guru told me it could be +/- 150 pounds including work. i think thats a very good price for brand new parts + work (as he said they have to take...
  15. Cambelt, tensioners & variator question

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have bought a GTV ('99 Phase 2 2.0 TS in blue) knowing that I have to have the cambelt changed. I guess I will be going to Duncan at Alfanet, Bristol for the job. My question : does one buy the cambelt, tensioners and variator in a kit form from somewhere in particular (to keep cost down)...
  16. 164 cambelt tensioners & oil seals

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Does anyone know where you can get these as alfa no longer stock them for either the 3.0 12v or 24v. At some point next year both mine will need a cambelt change and the tensioners and oil seals should be done at the same time. Here's hoping.
  17. Changing the Aux tensioners on a 2.4JTD

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I need to change the aux tensioners on my 2.4JTD. I think the main culprit for my rattle is the big tentioner visable from the top of the engine. I heard you need to drop the engine to do this. How do i go about doing this? I want to change all the tensioners to ensure long life, are...
  18. Auxillary Belt Tensioners - Nightmare !!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, One of the tensioners is making an awful grinding noise when I am driving, but only seems to occur when the car is under load, for example, 40mph in 6th gear. I am 99.99% sure this is the problem, I had a quick look today, although as the noise only occurs when driving, it is...
  19. 156 2.5 V6 Aux Belt & Tensioner(s) Diagnosis

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I desperately need to have a look at the auxillary belt and tensioners on my V6. I am still getting a scraping noise on load, say for example, pulling uphill in 6th gear at 50mph ? The noise is only present when the engine is accelerating, under load, not on idle, which makes this a...
  20. Changing a V6 auxillary belt and tensioners

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    At the weekend I will be changing the auxillary belt and its 3 tensioners. Is there anything difficult about doing this that I should be aware of? It doesn't look too difficult, although the moveable tensioner looks a bit tricky to get at. They were not changed when the cambelt was done and...