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How do you adjust the serpentine belt on your 2000 jeep wrangler?
Loosen the pulley below the power steering pump. Then locate the bolt to the left aiming at the pulley. It goes through the nut on the backside of the pulley. This is how it moves the pulley along the slot tightening / loosening the belt tension. Once you get it set tighten the pulley bolt back down to lock it in place.
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there should be a routing diagram on the hood of your jeep or right above the radiator on the radiator support. if not on those 2 places check the airbox cover... it might be …there. good luck If you can't find anything on the hood keep this in mind, smooth pulleys get the smooth side of the belt, grooved pulleys get the ribbed side. load the belt on using this as a guide and you will get it easy enough, loosen the idler before you do this so it will fit easily before tightening.
Answer There is no adjustment to the tightness. The idler wheel holds the proper tension. CORRECTION: There is adjustment and it's found on the Power S…teering Pump Bracket. It's hard to give a measurement of "how tight", but if I grab my belt between the Main Crank pulley and the Alternator, I can flex my belt about 1/2"in either direction with some good pushing. If it wasn't adjustable, you wouldn't be able to get the belt on the tensioner pulley to begin with.
Answer First, there should be a diagram of the serpentine belt and pulley system on the top of the radiator fan cowling. If there is not, make one b/4 you… remove yours--just draw the pulley arrangement first. Then examine how the belt comes off the pulley, draw the "weave" pattern of the belt through the pulleys and double check one last time. At this point, you can cut the belt off or take one last opportunity to examine the pattern as you remove/slide the belt off by relieving the belt tension using the tension adjustment bolt behind the power steering pump.
Below and toward the center of the engine from the power steering pump is an idler pulley. Loosen the 15 mm bolt in that pully, but do not remove it. Then, just to the rig…ht and below (as viewed from in front of the engine) the water temperature sensor is another 15mm bolt. This is the tensioner bolt. Loosen it all the way, the new belt will not have streched yet and will not fit over the pulley if you don't. Reverse the proceedure to install, if you forget to tighten the pulley when you are done you will be doing it again real soon. Find the idler pulley tensioner and remove tension from the belt. It will then come right off.
Answer On my '97 4.0 liter, it's a pulley below the power steering pump, to the right of the water pump as you look into the engine compartment. On my 92 2.5 L the… power steering pump position is adjustable to tension the belt.
Answer I could be wrong here, but I think the very term serpentine belt implies there is only one. Of course you also probably have a timing belt or chain as we…ll. And you could have another belt if you belt drive an accessory like a plow.
There is a tensioner under the power steering pump. Lossen the pulley with a 15MM socket .. Do not remove it ... On top of the bracket to the left of the PS pump there is an a…djustment screw again 15MM lossen it as well and the tensioner pulley will provide slack in the belt....once there is enough slack in the belt remove it make notes on how the belt is routed on the Alt,AC etc.... Replace with a new belt and tighten the adjustment screw until proper tension is on the belt then tighten the tensioner pulley below the PS pump.. This is for a 98 Wrangler TJ...
Answer Should have an automatic belt tensioner - if tension not correct replace tensioner
This applies to the L6 4.0L 2000 Jeep Wrangler. In the middle of the belt tensioner located below the alternator there is a 1/2 inch square hole. Insert the square end of a …1/2 inch breaker bar or socket wrench into the hole and turn the tensioner clockwise as far as it will go. The belt will easily slip of the idler below the tensioner. Not that the hole is between the bearings in the center of the tensioner arm. This is not documented in the Jeep service manual.
How do you adjust the serpentine belt on a 2001 Jeep Wrangler 6 cylinder It appears their is an adjustable arm below the alternator?
You cannot. It is automatically tensioned by the part that you describe. If it is out of adjustment, a new belt and tensioner is required.
i want a exploded view as a picture ,to show the reroute of the belt.
There is an idler/tensioning pulley that keeps the belt tight. You must release the tension on it (usually they have a nut on the shaft that can be used for leverage to releas…e the tension). Then remove the belt paying careful attention to how it is routed. There also should be a sticker under the hood that shows the belt routing. Usually it shows the routing with different options- cars with A/C have a compressor that ones without do not have. Just follow the routing diagram to install replacement belt.
I need a routing diagram for the serpentine belt on a 1998 Jeep Wranger, 4 cylinder, with air conditioning
Your belt is probably stretched or the tensioner is weak. Try a new belt, or replacing the tensioner. If it is still loose get a 1/2 inch smaller belt.
Loosen the bolts on the alternator (do not take them all the way out), push the alternator toward the engine a little, take off the belt, (make sure you draw the path of the b…elt first) install the new belt according to the serpentine belt path diagram, and pull the alternator away from the engine (you may need a iron bar to help you be careful not to damage the alternator) and have someone else tighten the bolts of the alternator while you put tension on the alternator to tighten the belt.
Having the engine type is crucial here, but if it is a 4.0 just loosen the idler pulley bolt, then turn the idler pulley adjuster counter clockwise until sufficient slack is i…n the belt, remove it ans place the new one on as the diagram shows on your radiator bracket right near the hood latch.