First raise the hood.Removing the top engine mount gives easier access.Jack the car up on the right side,remove the right front tire,remove the inter fender at the quick release fasteners.The original tensioner can be rolled back with a 9/16" wrench,then remove the belt.Take the top bolt for the tensioner from under the hood with a 10mm boxed end wrench,then you can remove the bottom bolt threw the wheel opening with the same tool or you can use a ratchet and socket.Then replace the parts you have removed Replacing the belt can be done by you self, but having help makes it a lot easier.
1979 Saturn SL2, alternator, replace, these directions apply for getting to the alternator on the 1979 SL2.
YOU CAN NOT CAN NOT REMOVE THAT MOUNT WITHOUT SUPPORTING THE ENGINE
accutally you can remove the top engine mount without supporting the engine because the motor will only drop 2 inches before the lower engine support cradle sits on the subframe. will putting a jack under the engine help you to line it all back up when your done... yes, but not necessary
that a good way to put nonsense strain on your other mounts, keep in mind that most of them are dog bone style and also putting strain on eletrical .... smarter not harder
yes, dogbone mounts that will swing,and if any extra strain is put on them its only for at most 10 min. no harm is done to the electrical being that there is really no electrical on the pully side of the engine. a 2" drop on the pully side isn't going to harm any electrical on the trans side of the motor. i do 4-5 of these tensioners a week this way and have never had a problem
picture of fan belt tensioner on a vectra
There is no Fan belt. There is a serpentine belt however. If this breaks do NOT run the car. This belt turns the water pump keeping your engine cool. You will have major issues if the engine overheats.
The fan is electric, not belt driven. The serpentine belt is has a spring loaded tensioner. If the belt is loose, the tensioner has failed.
You can tighten a fan belt by tightening the tensioner pulley. Pry to the left on the tensioner pulley and tighten it.
The squeal when you turn on the AC or heater is a loose fan belt. It may be cracked and need replaced, or it may just need tightened.
Loosen the tensioner pulley. Put the fan belt around the pulleys. Pry the tensioner pulley to the right until the belt is tight. Tighten the tensioner pulley nut.
remove your fan shroud then losen the tensioner and remove your belt.
If it is a serpentine belt you replace the tensioner pulley
with the automatic belt tensioner..
bad fan or bad fan relay
first u must loosen bolt on power steering belt tensioner till the belt will come off ,then loosen alternator bolts and push alternater till belt is loose enough,then take fan belt off ,install new fan belt,use crowbar on alternator to tighten fan belt,then put power steering belt back on and tighten tensioner till its at spec. then retighteh tensioner center bolt.
Yes, it is self adjusting, your's must be bad.
There is no adjustment you can do. It has an automatic self adjusting belt tensioner. If the belt seems to loose you may need to replace the tensioner and belt.
Blown fuse? Bad fan motor? Bad temperature sensor?
Take off fan shroud and fan. Loosen belt tensioner. When you take of belt remember how it went on and just replace.
Put your new fan belt around the pulleys of your 1992 Chevy Blazer. Tighten the fan belt with the tensioner pulley.
It uses a spring loaded belt tensioner. The tensioner is autmatically set. IF there is not enough tension, then replace the tensioner. The belt may be stretched and need replacment however.
Use a 1/2 or 3/8 breaker bar to relieve tension on belt tensioner to remove and replace belt - the automatic belt tensioner is the only adjustment
Release the tensioner in the centre of the belt, and see what happens!
The belt has an automatic spring tensioner and can not be "tightened".
No, tensioner pulley is at a preset tension, no adjustment can be made. If there is slop in the belt, the spring loaded tensioner should be replaced.
The serpentine belt and the tensioner on a 300 SE motor is part of the fan system that controls all of the smaller motors on the front of the engine. The serpentine belt helps turn the alternator, power steering pump, water pump, and the fan. The tensioner is a pulley on this belt that helps to keep the belt tight enough to stay on, but not too tight to hinder operation.
Just replaced the fan belt on my citroen xsara. The problem I had was increasing the tension. I eventually sorted it by Loosening bolt on tensioner with a T45 TRX key. The tensioner can now slide up/down to increase/decrease tension. When new fan belt is on correctly, to get a nice tight belt rotate large nut on tensioner with a socket. I used an adjustable pipe wrench as i did not have a socket big enough.Do not have a diagram for fan belt but will try to explain. 3 pulleys and 1 tensioner. Place belt over near side pulley and rear pulley.Next from bottom of near pulley run the belt over top of the tensioner.The belt goes around the back of the tensioner and comes forward towards you around the third pulley.That's itNow tighten her up.Hope this makes since.