well I'm not quite sure on a '93 but on my 86 Si there is a hard as hell little bolt in an arced slotted bracket. if its been on a while you might have to loosen it alot or take it off all together. Once you have done that then simply take the belt off. (first you might have to take off the Power Steering and AC compressor belt. second as i said if its been on a while you'll have to pry it some to get it to swivel.) After the belt is off put the new belt on and then put the adjustment screw in until just slightly snug(you still want to be able to move it at this point CRUCIAL!. now here is where you need either an extra person with strength and someone to tighten the bolt. get a something you can use to pry the alt. (possibly what you used to pry it loose) till the belt is fairly taught. however be very careful on how you pry at it so as not to bust it. Also over tightening it may harm the pulley which is bad. the proper tension would be when you push on the belt with firm but not hard pressure it will give about a quarter of an inch(after you've tightened the adjustment screw. once you get proper tension go ahead and tighten down the screw as hard as you can use a cheater bar for extra leverage would be a good idea. put the rest of the belt you took off back on (p/s and A/C doesn't work on mine so i left them off) and start the car. if it squeaks its to loose(don't use belt dressing) just loosen the screw and pry it more taught and re tighten screw and try starting again. once you get the whole bit done drive the car around for about 20-40 minutes because the belt will get warmed up and also stretch a little bit. (it took mine about 3 hours to get completely worked in) after that recheck the tension the deflection of the belt should be between 1/4 to 1/3 of an inch with firm pressure as mentioned below. now enjoy a better MPG a better charged battery and a squeak free drive.
NOTE!make sure you have the belt seated in the grooves respectively you don't want the thing fly off at 3k RPM's and getting wrapped around other pulleys and totaling your car.
find the belt tensioner and use a rachet to oush the tensioner back
The 93 Acclaim has a serpentine belt. The tensioner below the alternator is what keeps the tension. If you have not tension I would replace the belt first and then check the tensioner.
You dont need a diagram.. just trace the route with the eye.. Besides.. if your going to change the alternator belt.. you might as well change all 3 if its on the V6.. Oh.. and is a PIA job..
unhook the serpentine belt, unbolt the old alternator, un-clip the electrical parts, bring the old alternator back to the store for its core :) put the new alternator in exactly as you found the old one, put the serpentine belt back on, run for 5 minutes, re tension the belt
Loosen the bolt that holds the alternator to the bracket. Tip the alternator toward the enginge. Place a new belt on, making sure you catch all of the pulleys. Pivot the alternator away from the engine to tighten the belt. When belt is tight, re-secure the bolt you loosened earlier.
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No, the 88 and 93 are a different chassis.
Remove the belt from your 1993 Cadillac Deville alternator. Remove the wiring harness from the back of the alternator. Remove the alternator retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install your new alternator.
its really simple... the belt goes around the crankshaft pulley, then it goes over the water pump and around the alternator.
Disconnect the battery. If your model uses a belt tensioner then move it to take the tension of the belt. Otherwise loosen the alternator bolts and the unit will move in its bracket to let you remove the belt. Disconnect alternator wiring and remove the alternator bolts to take the unit out. Reverse procedure to install the new unit.
do you have to change a timing belt on a 93 318 is BMW