There is no tension adjustment. Tension is automatically adjusted by the idler pulley.
replace tension put it on
Remove belt and tensioner should just be bolted to engine
with a 9/16 socket and ratchet
Serepentine bels do not have tension adjustments, there is a tension pully That is preloaded with a coil spring in it. If the belt is loose, the pully spring may have lost it tension. Replace the pully assembley.
I have a 92 PA and have used a socket and the ratchet handle. With limited movement in this area the ratchet will allow you to get more movement of the pulley to get the belt off. Just remember which way the belt was routed as it can be confusing when trying to put it back on.
Put the proper size wrench or socket on the pulley of the tensioner.Pull the wrench counter clockwise to release the tension on the belt.
you do not adjust a serpentine belt. the adjustment is done automatically by the tension pulley if belt is loose, purchase a new belt . also check that all pulleys are in good shape before installing new belt
Using a 15mm wrench, turn the bolt in the center of the idler pulley clockwise to relieve tension and remove the belt.
On the main drive serpentine belt, there is a tensioner pulle. it is positioned at 6:00. relieve tension remove belt. reverse process for reinstallation.
you don't tighten a serpentine belt the tension is supplied by a tension pulley if belt is loose, it is time to replace belt or tension pully if tension pully needs repplacing belt will be worn anyway
how do i find the auto tension release for the serpentine belt on a 2004solara
Use a socket and ratchet on the bolt that holds the 95 Park Ave serpentine pulley. Pull the ratchet to the side and the pulley will swivel, loosening tension on the belt. Remove the belt, install the new belt in the same manner.
The tension on a serpentine belt is automatically set by the Idler Tension Pulley. If you find it is not correctly setting the tension, the the spring may be broken.
Put a socket and ratchet on the tensioner belt pulley. Pull to the side, releasing the belt tension. Remove the belt and put the new one on, a helper will make this easier. Take the ratchet off to re-tension the belt.
Use a socket and ratchet on the belt tensioner pulley bolt. Pull the ratchet to the side to let tension from the belt. Remove the belt. Install the new belt ( a helper will make the job easier.) Release the ratchet to set the belt tension.
Relieve the tension by putting a wrench on the tensioner and then remove the belt. www.trailvoy.com all the answers for your Trailblazer from true enthusiasts!
The zd30 has a hydraulic tensioner using an idler pulley to automatically tension the serpentine belt.
Loosen the tensioner pulley on your 1992 Buick LeSabre. Take the serpentine belt off. Put the new serpentine belt on and tighten it down with the tensioner pulley.
there's a spring loaded tension-er on the right side of the engine.. look at your belt diagram on your engine and you'll see the belt tension-er looking like it's pointing to the northeast of the little diagram.. the easiest way to relieve the pressure is get a crowbar, pull up on the tension-er until it relieves the pressure. I'm actually putting a new belt on my 91' 3.1 Corsica
All serpentine belts have some kind of tension relief pully or mechanism. Buy a $20. repair manual. Relieve the tension as indicated, probably with a ratchet & socket and pull off the belt. You can draw a diagram before you remove it. To slide the new belt on you have to release the tension again, then engage. When putting the belt on it helps to remember that the smooth side of the belt will meet the smooth pulleys, and the track or ridged belt side fits into the ridged pulleys.
Most serpentine belt systems have a self adjusting tensioner.
If it is a drive belt and not a serpentine belt is has no tensioner. You manually adjust the tension by normally adjusting tension by moving the alternator. Loosen to bolts holding the alternator in place and then adjust the tension. Tighten the bolts when the tension is right. If it is serpentine belt if you follow the belt around the the engine you will see the tensioner.
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.