BEST advise! Go to your nearest AutoZone Store and ask for a Serpentine Belt Tool: OEM27115.
You may borrow the tool for free, just leave a $25.00 deposit which is returned to you when you bring it back to them. With this tool the job is child's play.
Put the 15mm socket on the tension pulley bolt and pull the tool in a clockwise direction to releive the tension on the belt. Two people(4 hands) will make the job much easier.
Look on the bottom side of the hood of your car for the diagram showing the routing of the belt. You should have the new belt on in less than a half hour.
You can even do it in their parking lot. No other tools are necessary.
A 15mm Crescent Wrench (THE ROUND END) will fit into the VERY NARROW AREA. The reservoir should be moved to give more space...Leave the Large
Hose attached (if possible)...Make the LOOP over the ALTERNATOR your last
obstacle... While pulling forward on the Tension - Loop the Alternator and
you're DONE.. Del
Dayco.com has belt diagrams & tensioner information available online - see "Related Questions" below
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
Pull it out and fit a new one
The idler tensioner pulley on your 1999 Ford F3 50 pickup truck is held in place with a single retaining bolt. The retaining bolt will go through the middle of the pulley. Tighten the retaining bolt to install the tensioner pulley.
Note:The drivebelt routing decal on the radiator shroud to help during drivebelt install * To replace the belt rotate the tensioner pulley clockwise to release belt tension * Remove the belt from the auxiliary components and slowly release the tensioner * Route the new belt over the various pulleys again rotating the tensioner to allow the belt to be installed then release the belt tensioner
pull on your tensioner to remove pressure with a wrench remove belt and reverse
The battery should be disconnected. The belt tensioner is spring loaded, using a socket and wrench, pull to the side to release the tension. Remove the old belt. Install the new belt over the pulleys the same direction that the old one went. Release tensioner and reconnect the battery.
turn the plunger ( piston ) on the tensioner 90 degrees and press down on it at the same time.
There is a spring-loaded tensioner pulley that keeps tension on the belt. The tensioner should have a place to fit a ratchet wrench or breaker bar (may or may not need a socket). The tensioner bar rotates clockwise or counterclockwise to release the tension on the belt. Be sure and note how the belt is routed so you will install the new belt in the same pattern. The tensioner is self-adjusting.
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Disconnect the negative battery cable. Rotate the belt tensioner to loosen the belt tension. Remove the belt. Install the new belt making sure that the belt goes over the pulleys in the same manner as the old one. Release the tensioner, and reconnect the battery.
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