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I'm replacing the water pump in my 1993 164L. When I removed the timing belt tensioner (replacement mechanical spring type) the top stud came out of the block. It is a stepped stud, 10mm into block and 8mm outside.

When I reinstall it into the block should I use Loctite? If yes, what color?

Also, should I use any Loctite on the two nuts that hold the tensioner?



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Rick
 

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Use blue loctite on stud threads going into block.

Use correct bevel washers under nuts (no loctite) is my motto.
 
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