How 98 Pontiac Sunfire belt tensioner?
The tensioner rotates or swivels on it's mount to put some slack in the belt.
You can usually get a wrench or a shallow socket on the nut that holds
the pulley and rotate it whichever direction it needs.
Answer water pump for a 98 sunfire is located with the timing belt can be a job. have to remove front of motor. enj. mount ect. More: Unless the 98 is much different from my 96, the water pump has nothing to do with the timing belt. Also, there is no need to remove an engine mount bolt. You should be able to loosen the belt tensioner enough to get the belt on and off…
What is the procedure for replacing a serpentine belt in a 98 Grand Am GT 4cyl with a locked up tensioner pulley?
If you are attempting to replace the alternator how do you release the belt tensioner on a 1988 Oldsmobile 98?
The alternator is sitting on a guide. It is held on it by a bolt. All you have to do is loosen that bolt and the belt pressure sould realese. Look around for a wheel that is touching the belt but appears to have no other purpose...this is the tensioner. Use a long handled wrench on the nut in the middle of the tensioner. there should be a diagram under the hood, in front of…
If the '94 is anything like my '98. In order to remove the belt there is a belt tensioner underneathe the power steering pump on the drivers side. Crack the bolt loose on the pulley of the tensioner. If you look to the right of it and behind it you will see a longer bolt, you need to use that bolt to adjust your tensioner so that it lets slack on your belt.
Must be similar to my 98 suburban. Make sure there is a sticker that tells you the routing for the belt somewhere on the front of the car under the hood. Buy a good gates belt. It may cost more, but its worth it. I put a cheaper one on that worked but made an unerving noise. Find the tensioner for the belt. Mine is right next to the alternator on 5.7 liter v8. Your…
look under the hood or in your owners manual for the routing diagram for the belt and just pull the tensioner back or forward (whichever way reduces the tension on the belt) and they you can take the old belt off and when putting the new belt on just follow the routing diagram and when all routed properly release the belt tensioner and your done.
there's a tensioner fairly obvious on the left side of the engine. The tensioners often lose strength on these engines. they're about 15 bucks depending on where you go. loosen the bolt on the swingarm of the tensioner and remove the belt. Re route the belt the same way. When you retighten the bolt on the tensioner and it will bring the belt back to the correct tension.