Standard rh threads
the crank pulley bolt has standard threads.
Yes, on a 3.3 or 3.8 the serpentine belt pulley does come off the tensioner arm but the bolt is left thread not right handed.
That pulley is a press fit type. There are not any threads. You will need to rent/buy some pullers for that power steering pulley.
Loosen the tensioner pulley. Put the belt around the alternator pulley and the tensioner pulley. Move the tensioner pulley to the right until the belt is tight. Tighten the tensioner pulley.
The idler pulley is attached by a 14mm hex head bolt. Although the pulley turns counter-clockwise, suggesting that the bolt might be left-handed threads, it is in fact right-handed. A 1/2" drive ratchet with a 14mm socket will loosen the bolt if turned in a counter-clockwise direction. Be sure and loosen the belt tensioner, located below the alternator, and loosen but not remove the other alternator bolts, prior to removing the idler pulley.
usually the tensioner is the "pulley that is smooth and has no sides on it. It looks like a metal wheel. you should be able to put a wrench on it and pull it away from the belt.
The 1998 Dodge Dakota tensioner pulley will be the top pulley on the left-hand side of the engine. The tensioner pulley will be able to slide back and forth.
Loosen the tensioner pulley. When the tensioner pulley is loose the belt will come off. Put the new belt on and tighten the tensioner pulley.
Tensioner assembly removes with std. thread -- pulley itself is a left handed thread Clockwise to loosen
One bolt holds the tensioner to the engine, take it off to get the tensioner off and then you can get to the bolt that holds the pulley to the tensioner.
Facing the engine the tensioner will be on left side of engine. There is an idler pulley that looks like the tensioner. The idler will have a smooth surface but the tensioner will have grooves on the pulley & should below the idler. If the tensioner is making noise etc it is prob just the tensioner pulley (grooved one) & you can get just the pulley. Big savings.
On the tensioner, sometimes it has a cover on the tensioner that covers the bolt.
If your car has a serpentine belt it will have a tensioner pulley. A tensioner pulley is easy to spot. All of your bolt on accessories i.e. water pump, alternator, a/c compressor etc. will have a pulley to run each one. There will be 2 other types of pulleys, a idler pulley and a tensioner. The idler pulley will be a single stationary pulley with a bolt going through the middle and the tensioner pulley will be on a spring loaded piviot.
locate belt tensioner below alternator on pass. side insert 3/8 drive ratchet in center of tensioner pulley rotate to loosen belt remover belt
You will need to loosen the tensioner pulley. When the tensioner pulley is loose the air conditioning compressor belt will become loose. Put the new belt on and tighten the tensioner pulley.
You can change the serpentine belt on your Chevrolet trailblazer, by loosening the tensioner pulley. With the loosened tensioner pulley the belt will come off easily. Tighten the new belt with the tensioner pulley.
You don't. If it has stretched too much for the tensioner pulley to handle, you need a new belt. Or, if the tensioner pulley is not applying correct tension, the tensioner pulley must be replaced.
Look for the tensioner pulley. There are threads on the tensioner arm that you have to put a bolt into. Turn the bolt and the tensioner will loosen. The belt will slide off. Put the new one on and remove the bolt in the tensioner. 2: I personally use a pair of vise grip and pry the tensionner arm
It is the same assembly as the tensioner pulley - the little pulley that isn't attached to anything.
The 1989 Toyota Corolla serpentine belt can be tightened or loosen with the tensioner pulley. Pry to the left on the tensioner pulley until the belt is tight. Tighten the tensioner pulley.
You will need to loosen the tensioner pulley. Put the alternator belt on. Push the tensioner pulley to the left until the alternator belt is tight. Tighten down the tensioner pulley.
Install a new tensioner pulley. If a serpentine belt is loose then the spring in the tensioner pulley is probably weak or the tensioner pulley is hanging up on something. Have fun! Chris
Loosen the tensioner pulley on your 1988 Chevrolet Corsica. When the tensioner pulley is loose the serpentine belt will easily come off. Put the new serpentine belt on and tighten the tensioner pulley.