05 Tahoe serpentine belt tensioner

Discussion in 'Engine & Drivetrain' started by Madmax02, Jan 12, 2019 at 2:57 PM.

  1. Madmax02

    Madmax02 TYF Newbie

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    my 05 Tahoe LT original serpentine belt tensioner has 3 bolts, GM part 12580162. Ordered new one and it has only 2 bolt holes, GM part 12609719. What I read online says that this is a direct replacement and to throw out the 3rd bolt. Anyone have any experience with this. Thanks.
     
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    2 bolt design replaces 3 bolt design. that is correct you are good to go.
     
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    915_Tahoe thanks so much. I installed it today and all works good!
     

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