V70 XC AWD L5-2.4L Turbo VIN 56 B5254T (1998)
Removing timing belt
Slacken off belt tensioner
Slacken off belt tensioner center screw slightly.
Hold the center screw still and turn the tensioner eccentric clockwise with a 6 mm (15/64") allen key to "10 o'clock".
Remove the camshaft belt from the belt tensioner, camshaft pulley and idler pulley and the water pump.
Remove vibration damper
Raise the car
Remove vibration damper. Use counterhold 999 5433. Work the vibration damper loose.
Remove camshaft belt
Checking the belt tensioner and idler pulleys
Check bearing wear:
Replace if necessary.
Spin the idler pulley and listen for noise.
If replacing with a new idler pulley, tighten to 24 Nm (18 lb ft)