It depends on the engine. The 2.4L is easy. Insert a 6mm Allen key into tensioner ,insert a 3mm Allen key, long side, into the small hole and turn the 6mm counterclockwise until the 3mm slides in.It will then be locked into place. To tighten the tensioner just turn the 6mm clockwise. The 2.0L has a hydraulic tensioner which needs to be removed and the pin depressed (sometimes in a vice).Then insert a 5/64in. Allen key throughthe hole to keep it depressed. reinstall tensioner and remove Allen key.Tension is correct when the pin can be pushed in and out easily. The V6 requires a special tool.
Tensioner PULLY is behind the timing BELT cover
The timing marks on a '97 Dodge Stratus are located on the timing chain and the camshaft sprocket. They must be aligned to set the initial timing.
you can't, it is not adjustable.
You cannot adjust the belt tension on a 2000 dodge grand caravan. This vehicle is equipped with an automatic tensioner. If tensioner is frozen or will not hold the belt tight, it must be replaced.
Should be done automatically by the belt tensioner unless tensioner is weak or bad
According to the Gates website : The 2001 Dodge Stratus : 2.4 liter , 4 cylinder , timing BELT 2.7 liter , V6 , timing CHAIN 3.0 liter , V6 , timing BELT
Timing is not adjustable
The 2.4L has a belt The 2.7L has a chain
Belt! Located on the passenger side!