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Hello I am replacing the timing belt on a 2011 2.5 l200. How do I take the tension off the timing belt on the tensioner? Thanks
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HI,

I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question

Just to be sure, this is a Mitsubishi L200 correct?

Also, I need the last 8 of the vin to pull the directions and upload to here for you

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