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.
Loosen the alternator tensioner bolt. You will be able to slide the alternator either way to adjust the tension on the belt.
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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?
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.
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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 is rotated on it's pivot to adjust belt tension.
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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!
Adjust the belt or replace it with a new one.
If the truck doesnt have a tensioner than you must adjust the alternator
You dont , its an auto tensioner .
If it is a drive belt and not a serpentine belt is has no tensioner. You manually adjust the tension by normally adjusting tension by moving the alternator. Loosen to bolts holding the alternator in place and then adjust the tension. Tighten the bolts when the tension is right. If it is serpentine belt if you follow the belt around the the engine you will see the tensioner.
The compressor is located on the lower part of the engine and is driven by one belt from the crankshaft to the idler and back to the compressor...........
If your 88 CRX SI alternator belt is making a strange intermittent noise shortly after changing the alternator what's wrong, the belt tension could be off. Adjust the belt slightly.
To tighten the alternator best on a 240sx, loosen the bolt on the alternator on the drivers side. Pull on the alternator away from the engine to adjust the belt. When it has no more than a quarter inch of give, tighten the bolt to finish.
The timing may be off a tooth, or maybe a vacuum line was not hooked back up.
Apply a wrench to the center bolt on the pully and turn it will adjust the tension.
The Alternator is mounted solidly to the engine. It does not adjust. You have to use a wrench to pry back the Serpentine Belt Tensioner ,, remove the belt ,, and then remove all of the bolts that hold the Alternator on.
Does your car have one belt? Or does it have 2 belts? if it has one belt..............it's called a serpentine belt and you need to find the idler pulley and insert a 3/8 inch ratchet in the hole and take the tension off the belt, slide the belt off the pulley and then replace the alternator. With serpentine belts, you do not adjust the slack on the belt using the alternator, the idler pulley adjust the slack on the belt and keeps tension on it. If you have 2 belts then you may have an adjustable alternator but most cars this new have one belt. If you have 2, check back with your question updated.
it dosent have fan belt the fans are electric if you mean the serpentine belt there a12 or 14 bolt in front of the pulley beside the alternator you have to loseit a litle and adjust the bolt that ist facing up on top of the alternator beside the timmin chain cover
If you are asking how to replace and align a timing belt. This job is best left to a professional, which you are not, or you would not ask this question. Serious engine damage will occur if done incorrectly.