When your Volvo 242 was born, it was destined for a person with discerning taste who wants European styling in their automobile. Auto enthusiasts appreciate the a reliable name built into each Volvo, and know that only the highest quality replacement 242 parts will suffice when maintenance needs to be done. While it's not hard to locate replacement parts for Volvo vehicles, these days the necessity for nothing but the absolute best are required to repair your automobile. Volvo vehicle enthusiasts have grown accustomed to a certain level of a reputation for safety when driving their 242 around town.
Achieving the best balance of fuel economy and power from your Volvo 242 means you need precise engine timing. The timing belt tensioner ensures that the timing belt maintains a firm grip on the crank and cam pulleys so that it won't fly off suddenly or skip any teeth. Your Volvo 242 timing belt tensioner appears similar to other belt idlers and tensioners on your engine, attached to the engine block under the timing cover, with a hydraulic actuator or spring that applies pressure in direct opposition to the belt in order to keep it tight.
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