How do you loosen the serpentine belt tension on a 2005 grand caravan 3.8L?
To loosen the tension on a serpentine belt on a 2005 Grand Caravan 3.8L, turn the nut of the belt tension pulley to loosen it. Adjust the belt, then tighten the tension pulley by turning the nut in the opposite direction.
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How do you lessen the tension on the serpentine belt on a 1998 Grand Cherokee 4.0L six cylinder with air?
This belt is tightened by a manual system. The key is to loosen the bolt located on the tensioner pully, then loosen the adjustment bolt located above and to the left of the pully. For the 4.0L, there is an adjustment bolt behind and on the engine side of the power steering pump. It runs diagonally behind the pump and the tension pulley. In order to loosen the tension, the bolt on the tension pulley…
There should be a place on the tensioner to insert a ratchet wrench or breaker bar without a socket or a "nut" for a socket to fit. Turn the tensioner clockwise or counterclockwise to loosen the tension (some tensioners rotate clockwise and some counterclockwise) and remove the old serpentine belt - NOTE: be sure and note how the belt is routed so you can install the new one in the same routing.