Mercedes Sprinter Van V-ribbed FEBI Belt Tensioner
This product is compatible with all Sprinter Vans made after 2007. This includes both the 2500 and the 3500 versions.
Please note that this item only ships free to the Contiguous United States. It does not include Canada, Hawaii, Alaska, or the other USA territories.
What is this thing?
This is a Belt Tensioner for a V-Ribbed Belt in your Sprinter Van.
What is a belt tensioner?
A belt tensioner is a spring-loaded idler wheel that ensures the serpentine belt stays routed on its pulleys at the proper tension.
What are some symptoms of a bad belt tensioner? I need to know if I should replace my belt tensioner.
The following are symptoms of a bad belt tensioner:
- Squealing noise from the front of the vehicle
- Power steering and AC not working
- Engine overheating
- Cracks and wear on the belt
When should I replace my belt tensioner?
You should replace your belt tensioner whenever you experience any of the above symptoms
Can I drive with a bad belt tensioner?
A bad belt tensioner will shut down the majority of your vehicle’s essential parts, so, no you can not drive with a bad belt tensioner.
Which vehicles are compatible with this belt tensioner?
This belt tensioner is compatible with all Sprinter Vans made after 2007, this includes both the 2500 and the 3500 versions.
I hate using v-belt idlers and tension pulleys. I’d like to avoid products that make use of them. Am I going to be happy to use this product with that in mind?
Actually, this product was made to replace those items. You should be extremely happy using this if that is the case.
This is a belt and belts build up heat and friction. I can see that as a problem that needs to be dealt with and, hopefully, the engineers thought of that when they designed this thing. What can you tell me about that?
We were told the seals on this product are high-temperature seals and should be able to withstand normal usage over time.
Who manufactured this belt tensioner?
FEBI Bilstein is the manufacturer of this belt tensioner.
What are the part numbers for this belt tensioner?
Mercedes-Benz: 642 200 26 70 | 642 200 07 70 | 642 200 11 70 | 642 200 15 70 | 642 200 16 70
We use Begel, genuine Mercedes Benz, and other top quality name brand parts that carry warranties. We may substitute your part with a possible better quality option if we need to.
Not confirmed to fit 2019 models as of yet. We are currently researching what parts will fit the 2019 models of Sprinter vans.