You cannot adjust the belt tension on the alternator, it is automatically adjusted by the automatic tensioner located by the A/C compressor, if it's squealing check the tensioner for sticking, the belt for wear and the pullys for bearing noise.
I don't know about that, like most all cars, you can tighten/loosen the belt by moving the alternator back and forth.
You can adjust the serpentine belt in about 5 mins. get a socket wrench preferably one with a swivel, and losen the top bolt of the alternator located on the back-top of the alternator, dont loosen too much, hard to tighten back up when TB is in the way. take a large prybar, find a solid point to put base of prybar up against, push top of prybar towards rear of vehicle till belt is at desired tension"may take a try or two" hold prybar in place till you can get bolt on alternator tightened. should be all set.
Get a shop manual on it from AUTOBOOKSONLINE.COM
Loosen the alternator tensioner bolt. You will be able to slide the alternator either way to adjust the tension on the belt.
Both the engine temperature and thermistor for the engine management are located behind the alternator. They can both be readily accessed by removing the top adjustment bolt of the alternator, removing the serpentine belt and pivoting the alternator towards the rear of the firewall.
how do I loosen fan belt to remaove alternator for replacement of alternator?
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Remove the belt from the alternator. The belt can be removed by loosening the belt tensioner. Remove the wiring harness from the alternator. Remove the cables from the alternator. Remove the retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new alternator.
The alternator is rotated on it's pivot to adjust belt tension.
54 000 miles or 54 months, which comes first.
If it is a serpentine belt, the tension is automatically adjusted by the tension idler. If the belt is loose then the tensioner needs replacing. If it is a normal drive belt, then the alternator is mounted on a slotted bracket that allows you to adjust the position of the alternator. You can loosen the bolts and adjust the tension on the belt.
The alternator belt on a 1998 Dodge Neon is adjusted by loosening the retaining bolts and applying pressure to the side of the alternator with a pry bar. With the belt tight, the alternator can then be bolted down.
there is a belt tensioner near the alternator.
laguna has automatic tensioner, so don't adjust!