How do you release the belt tensioner on a 2002 2.4 l toyota camry to repace the serpentine belt?
The 2002 Toyota Camry belt tensioner pulley can be loosened by loosening the pulley nut. The pulley nut is located in the center of the pulley.
make sure you have a diagram, use a long box end wrench to torque the tensioner which is near the top. When you rotate the bolt head, it will relax the tensioner. Remove the belt and then replace around all components except the tensioner. Push on the tensioner wrench again to make room for the belt to go over tensioner.
what's the question? how to do it? specific to corolla or just serpentine belt in general? release tension on belt by: -put a socket/breaker bar or ratched on the tensioner pulley bolt and use it to relieve tension on the belt -slide belt off tensioner pulley. replace with new belt in same pattern across all pulleys and again relieve tension on the tensioner puller to slide the new belt back on --you may need to…
a serp belt tool with a 19mm or similar tool setup will be necessary. remove the splash shield on the right front, reach up from the bottom and attach the socket to the aluminum extrusion on the tensioner, making sure the wrench is pointing toward the front. pull the wrench toward the back of the car and the tension will be released.