You can adjust the belt tensioner by loosening the tensioner bolt. When the tensioner bolt is loose the tensioner pulley can move back and fourth.
find the belt tensioner and use a rachet to oush the tensioner back
im going on the assumption that you are referring to the belt back on the tensioner cause there is no reason to remove the tensioner to install an alt. if it is a matter of putting the belt on, make sure that the belt is routed correctly through the pulleys. then remove the belt off the alternator, put the belt on the tensioner THEN pull the tensioner back with a wrench on the tensoiner adjusting nut. slip the belt on the alternator and slowly release the wrench. i hope this was helpful
Must be similar to my 98 suburban. Make sure there is a sticker that tells you the routing for the belt somewhere on the front of the car under the hood. Buy a good gates belt. It may cost more, but its worth it. I put a cheaper one on that worked but made an unerving noise. Find the tensioner for the belt. Mine is right next to the alternator on 5.7 liter v8. Your objective is to relieve the tension on the belt at the tensioner and then pull the belt sideways off the tensioner. Once that is done, you just pull the belt out. You can unscrew the bolt in the middle of the tensioner out a ways and pull the tensioner out but not all the way out. this should release the belt. Make sure when you put the tensioner back on that you align the tang on the back of the tensioner in its hole. Option 2: If you are strong enough, You should be able to force the tensioner with your hand to a lower position wihtout taking the tensioner off and then sliding the belt off and on. Remember to look at your belt routing when putting the new one on. You can do this. Good luck.
usually you don't. Use a socket wrench with an extra long handle or "breaker bar". Turn in the direction indicated on the tensioner, and the tensioner will move enough for you to remove the belt. Once the belt is off, you can remove the tensioner if you have to.
use tensioner to loosen belt. Using a socket, remove the old tensioner..put the new one on and if you were careful, you should be able to slip belt right back in place.
there is a diagram under the hood and in your owners manual of the belt routing, you have to release the tension on the belt tensioner and the belt will come right off and to put a new belt on just follow the routing chart and release tension on the tensioner to get belt back in place and when belt is back on all pulleys just let go of the tensioner and your done.
If the belt slipped off, this is an indication that the belt is worn out or the tensioner needs replacing, or both. You put the belt back on by pulling the tensioner back, sliding the belt over all the pulleys in the correct manner, and releasing the tensioner to apply tension to the belt. There should be a diagram of the serpentine belt routing procedure under the hood of your vehicle.
Insert a ratchet or breaker bar in the belt tensioner and turn it slightly to release the pressure on the belt. Move the belt off the belt tensioner pulley and then release the belt tensioner. The belt should have plenty of slack in it now. Pay attention to the belt routing as you pull out the belt because the new one must go in the same routing. Make sure the belt is back in the proper route and then twist your belt tensioner and put the belt over the tensioner pulley. It should be tight again.
The belt tensioner should have a square hole in it either 3/8" or 1/2". Use the right ratchet and pull the tensioner away from the belt. It's spring loaded. Slip the belt off once you have the tension removed.
The belt tensioner on most GM vehicles has either a 15 or 16 mm nut. Put a socket on a long breaker-bar and use it to back off the tensioner.
there are two tensioners, the serpentine tensioner and the timing belt tensioner. the timing belt tensioner is behind the timing belt cover ;)
I have a 92 PA with supercharger, so I suspect it would be the same. You need to relax the spring on the tensioner pulley. I found that a ratchet socket wrench will help to do this. Once the tension is released the belt can be slipped off all the other pulleys. There is a diagram on the front of the car to show how a new belt goes back on. You need to relax the tensioner once again to get the belt back on.
The tensioner is automatic, no adjustment needed. If you threw the serpentine belt then look for a misaligned pulley or worn tensioner wheel. If you need to move the tensioner to get the belt back on then look for a square hole in the tensioner arm. Use a breaker bar with the appropriate sized square (probably 3/4") to move the arm to get the belt back on. probably tensioner is bad like a failed bearing
the only belt with a tensioner is the timing belt, to tighten the alt belt loosen the adjustment bolt then tap the alt back then retighten the bolt
Near the top of the belt there is a belt tensioner; it has a pulley attached to it. It is spring loaded and there is a provision to attach a breaker bar to force back the spring; once you do, it is easy to remove the serpentine belt.
You can replace the transmission belt, on a Cub Cadet 1042, by loosening the tensioner pulley. Once the tensioner pulley is loose the belt will easily come off.
there is no repair for a belt tensioner. just buy a new tensioner. remove old belt, remove old tensioner, it is held on with one bolt. install new tensioner. install new belt
First there is a belt routing diagram on the fan shroud or on the hood showing you how to run the belt second there is an automatic tensioner that is under constant tension all you have to do is find the proper size socket or wrench and put it on the tensioner bolt pull back and remove the belt. When replacing, route the belt as the diagram shows on the vehicle if there is no diagram you can get one from your nearest auto parts dealer. What I normally do is first I route the belt on the pulleys at the bottom and then route it around the alternator and PS Pump A/C Compressor once on the pulleys just pull the tensioner back and place the belt on the tensioner and release.
push back on tensioner, then re move belt.
There is a center bolt in the fixed end of the belt tensioner. To replace the tensioner: 1. Using a 3/8" breaker bar release the belt tension and move the serpentine belt out of the way. 2. Use the appropriate wrench to take out the one bolt, then remove the tensioner. 3. Install the replacement tensioner and tighten the bolt. 4. Put the serpentine belt back on.
Loosen the belt tensioner and take the old belt off. Put the new one on and let the tensioner back in position. If you don't have a tensioner, you'll have to loosen the alternator and ac compressor adjusting bolts.
Use a 15mm closed end wrench on the tensioner pulley bolt and rotate the tensioner arm away from the drive belt. Remove the old belt and release the tensioner slowly so that it will not snap back and ruin it.
The easiest way to test a belt tensioner is to pull upward on the belt. The belt should be tight with very little slack if the tensioner is working.
I am assuming your car has the 3800 motor. The belt tensioner is remover by first taking off the serpentine belt by using a large socket or a belt tensioner wrench on the pulley bolt and turning CLOCKWISE to release tension on the belt. Remove the belt from the pulley and either leave hanging or remove. Slowly let the tensioner return to its former place (It is spring loaded, be careful not to let it snap back). Once it is slack simply remove it by pulling out the attaching bolts to the pulley bracket and install your new unit. Replace the belt by using your socket wrench and pulling back on the pulley and performing the earlier belt removal procedure in reverse.