The serpentine belt tensioner is spring loaded. There is no adjustment.
You can loosen your 1995 Chrysler Town and Country serpentine belt by loosening the tensioner pulley. Push the loosen the tensioner pulley to the right. The old serpentine belt can be easily removed. Put the new serpentine belt on and tighten the tensioner pulley by pushing it to the left.
2004 Lincoln town car belt diagram
There should be a tensioning pulley that can be fitted with a socket and wrench. You can then pull the pulley thus loosening the tension on the belt and then pull the belt off. Install the same way.
Disconnect the battery.Remover the serpentine belt.Unbolt the belt tensioner from the bracket.
go to the nearest Ford dealer to get a drawing off their parts computer or call them and have it faxed to you.
Disconnect the battery.Remove the serpentine belt.Take off the wires on the back of the alternator.Unbolt the alternator from the engine bracket.
You need a 1/2" breaker bar or ratchet handle, place in the appropriate slot in the belt tensioner, and pull or push to release the tension. The diagram is under the hood for proper replacement.
If that model was available without a/c, you will need to purchase the belt for a 95 town car w/out ac, and follow the appropriate belt routing diagram for that model.
Disconnect the battery.remove the serpentine belt.Unbolt the pulley.
There should be at least one (or more) idlers. You can pry against the spring tension to move it/them & slip the belt off.
The 1998 Chrysler Town and Country Van does not have two engine belts. The engine only has one serpentine belt.
it took me an hour to replace them. paid $60 for both items at advance auto parts. borrow the serpentine belt tool from advance auto so you can easily remove the belt. I was given an estimate of $160 including parts.
I was told by a dealer $240 in January 2008.
There should be a factory diagram sticker under the hood
front of engine, behind the serpentine belt at the top of the timing chain cover. It is attached with one bolt/screw to the engine. Black in color and has a small harness that connects to the sensor.
There is a spring loaded tensoner pulley you need to move (wrench or socket) to release the pressure . It will easily come off then . Install the same way . There should be a decal under the hood showing the correct installation
loosen bolts, loosen tensioner, take of serpentine belt, remove wiring
Chrysler has a belt and pulley kit to fix the problem. it removes the smooth surfaced pulleys and replaces them with grooved pulleys. the new belt is grooved on both sides
Remove the fuel tank.
about $125. but beware I had to have mine replace and it slipped off 4 times in the next 20,000 miles. The repair shop then use a belt 1 inch smaller than called for by Chrysler and it has stayed on for 120,000 miles. Good luck!!
A 2000 Chrysler Town and Country van , 3.8 litre V6 engine , has a timing CHAIN
On a 2000 Chrysler Town and Country van : Both the 3.3 and the 3.8 litre V6 engines have a timing CHAIN
I did it on a 2002 T&C about 2 years ago and have not had any issues. I took out the a/c relay also. I kept the package to the shorter belt and if you want I can tell you the size - not sure if 01 and 02 are the same, though.
Chrysler 2000 Town & Country MiniVan Engine – Chassis: 3.3L, V6 — Description: TIMING CHAIN 2003 and up had timing belt. Hope this helps. Andrew Bray email@example.com