What type of spanner should I use?

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  1. 0ptic

    0ptic Active Member

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    Hi

    I need to replace the belt tensioner on my 1999 C200 auto (W202). The bolts holding it on are a strange type of torx looking shape. A 10mm socket fits a bit loose but a 9mm wont go on there. One is behind the mech and I tried to use a 10mm ring spanner but it's loose too. I don't want to round off the bolts but I'm unsure what size and type of spanner I should get. Can anyone tell me what these are called please?
     
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    Probably male torx- you will need the corresponding female socket. Halfords have sets. A photo would really be required to confirm this?
     
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    Cool. See they do a set of spanners. Thanks for the info.
     
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