1. Loosen the idler pullery bracket adjustment and pivot bolts. 2. Position a suitable belt tension gauge. 3. Install a 1/2 in. breaker bar in the hole in the idler pulley bracket. Apply tension to the belt using the breaker bar. 4. Set the tension on a new belt to 170 lbs or a used belt to 140lbs. While maintaining the tension, tighten the adjustment bolt to 30ft. lbs 5. Remove the belt tension gauge and the breaker bar. Start the engine and let it idle for 5 minutes. 6. Shut the engine off, then reinstall the belt tension gauge and breaker bar. Apply tension with the breaker bar and slowly loosen the adjustment bolt to allow belt tension to increase to the used belt specification, 140 ft. lbs. Tighten the adjustment bolt to 30 ft. lbs. 7. Tighten the pivot bolt to 50ft. lbs.
You have to remove the ac belt first then the v belt. Once you get them off you need to replace the v belt and ensure it is tight enough. then the ac belt.
How to remove and install the serpentine belt on 1991 Chevy Blazer with AC?
There is an available bypass kit, but the belt is the same. You remove the ac compressor and install an idler pulley.
Remove it, and install a shorter belt.
Buy a kit at Wal-Mart or auto parts comes with instructions
You have to use the same belt and install a dummy pulley kit in place of the ac compressor.
Find the idler tensioner pulley and retract it. You then will be able to easily remove and replace the belt.
Go There is a nut behind the idler pulley. There is no spring like in most idler pulley's. You must loosen the nut first then use a 1/2 breaker bar or an belt tool to tighten the belt. Then re-tighten the nut.
Replacing the AC belt is probably one of the easiest things to do... Just simply losen the tensioner pulley and remove belt... Install new belt on all the pulleys then tighten the tensioner pulley. Its that easy.
I have seen on an Olds forum that the belt for the 86 olds 88 w/o a/c will work. It should be 75.5 in instead of 103 (the 1986 88 belt is 76.1 in)
The AC compressor was locked on my Sonata 2004 - V6-2.7. The original serpentine belt broke. I bypassed it with a Duralast 6PK1700 (OLD NO. 670K6). The autotensioner has to be removed to install the belt.
u need to remove the other belt then u need to put the ac belt on behind the pulleys then move the tensioner and put on the ac belt u need to do this from under the truck u will need a 3/8 ratchet u need to remove the other belt then u need to put the ac belt on behind the pulleys then move the tensioner and put on the ac belt u need to do this from under the truck u will need a 3/8 ratchet
There is a small idler pulley that also serves as the ac belt tensioner. Loosen the 14mm nut on that pulley then right behind that pulley is a 14mm bolt. Turn that bolt counterclockwise to loosen belt enough to remove the belt. But before you can do any of this you will have to move 2 other belts in order to fully remove ac belt and replace it.
Usually there is a service sticker located on top of the radiator showing how to install the belt with or without ac.
Old fan belt. Try replacing it.
Yes , but you must remove the compressor and install the bypass pulley. The belt designed for non ac trucks will not work on trucks with a.c. The belt tensioner pulley goes the wrong way
Loosen the tensioner pulley. Pushed the tensioner pulley to the right. The air conditioner belt will become loose. Reverse the process to install the new air conditioner belt.
Which engine? It is different between the 2.7 and the 3.5. The 3.5, loosen the bolt on the idler for the AC belt, then from under the car back off the belt tension adjuster until you can remove the belt. Reverse process to install, tension should be about 1/2" total play in belt after adjustment.
You will need to buy and install an ac bypass pulley from Napa or other parts store to bypass the ac compressor.You will need to buy and install an ac bypass pulley from Napa or other parts store to bypass the ac compressor.
Simply purchase the belt for a non air conditioned version of your vehicle and route the belt the same as the old one excluding the compressor
There is a tensioner pully between the AC pump and the drive pully on the crank. You need to lossen the bolt, (not remove)in the center of the pully then turn the bolt in at the top of the pully mount to give enough slack to install another belt. Reverse the process to tighten the belt. If you can not reach in to the center bolt of the pully you will have to remove the inner fender to get to it.
The ac belt has a tensioner that is accessed from below, and takes a tensioner tool to loosen. Remove the serpentine belt, release tension on the ac belt then the belt can come off for replacement.
The AC Belt connects to the crankshaft pully outer pully the one in front of the crankshaft belt
Is the belt routed correctly? your local auto parts store could help with routing diagrams.