TO REMOVE THE TENSIONER YOU HAVE TO FIRST TAKE OFF THE BELT... ITS DONE BY TURNING THE TENSIONER IN THE DIRECTION THAT WILL CREATE A LOSENESS IN THE BELT. tHERE MAY BE A SQUARE HOLE ON THE TENSIONER, A 3/8 DRIVE RATCHET GOES DIRECTLY INTO THAT SLOT AND THE BAR OF THE RATCHET IS THE LEVERAGE U NEED TO TURN IT IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION...OR U HAVE TO PUT THE RIGHT SIZE WRENCH ON THE GIVEN SLOT OR END POINT OF SAID TENSIONER...TO TAKE IT OFF U MIGHT HAVE TO LIFT THE ENGINE SLIGHTLY BY USING A JACK WITH SOME WOOD UNDER THE OIL PAN OR U CAN ALLOW THE ENGINE TO DROP BY REMOVING THE MOTOR MOUNT GIVING U THE ACCESS OR SPACE THAT U NEED TO GET THE BOLT FROM THE MIDDLE OF THE TENSIONER OUT...MAKE SURE U MATCH UP THE CORRECT TENSIONER B4 U TAKE IT OFF...I'VE SEEN PEOPLE DRILL A HOLE TO GET TO THE BOLT...THIS A GENERAL ANSWER THAT WILL COVER DIFFERENT CARS AND NOT JUST THE 3.1
Do you mean the REV Limiter? It is in the computer. Can't remove that!
Quite simple, really. 1) Remove battery ground cable. 2) Lightly jack up front of engine to remove weight from mount. 3) Remove front engine mount and serpentine belt. 4) Remove old tensioner bolts. There are 3 or 4, possibly 13mm. Look at new tensioner to note locations. 5) Install new part and reassemble car. Good luck.
1.9 qt 1 liter = 1.05 quart 1 quart = 0.94 liter
1. Pull the tensioner back with a 3/8 inch breaker bar and remove the belt. 2. Take the bolt holding the tensioner onto the head out. 3. Take the tensioner off.
Serpetine not timing. Locate the belt tensioner. Place a 1/2" pull handle in the square hole of the tensioner. Pull so that the tensioner rotates counter clockwise. This should remove the tension and allow for the belt to be removed(may need an extra set of hands).
The belt tensioner is spring loaded and can be un-tensioned with a 1/2" drive breaker bar or ratchet , route the belt and then let the tensioner go.
if you just want to change the belt put 1/4" drive extension into the tensioner to release belt,then you need to take tensioner off...2 10mm bolts...remove tensioner & slip belt off...you may have to remove air ductwork for access
There should be a square 1/2 hole off center of the tensioner use a 1/2 breaker bar in this hole to take tension off belt
This is not a job for a novice. If you don't have to do it yourself, take it to a mechanic! To access the parts the inner fender skirt needs to be removed. It is a good idea to replace the TENSIONER PULLY AND THE IDLER PULLEY as long as you are going to do so much to replace the belt. Some have reported that either or both of these parts 'went out' shortly after replacing the belt. If that happens you have to redo this all over again. The parts don't cost that much so it is wise to do it all at once.Basically it goes like this; * Remove the Belt * Remove the Tensioner * Remove the Idler Pulley * Reverse process for installation Belt RemovalWARNING: Do not allow drive belt tensioner to snap back, as damage to drive belt tensioner or personal injury could result.1. Remove the screws and position the power steering fluid reservoir out of the way. 2. Remove the nut and the bolts and position the degas bottle out of the way. 3. Lift or rotate the automatic drive belt tensioner away from the drive belt. 4. Remove the drive belt. (I had to cut my belt to remove it at this point. It is virtually impossible to get it around the tensioner without removing the tensioner.)Tensioner Removal 1. Remove the bolt.2. Remove the pushpins and position the inner RH fender wall out of the way.3. Remove the drive belt tensioner.Belt Idler Pulley Removal1. Remove the belt; refer to Belt Removal.2. Remove the bolt.3. Remove the belt idler pulley.Installation is just a matter of reversing the steps for removal.Note: Make sure drive belt is properly installed on each pulley. Follow the removal procedure in reverse order.FOR DRAWINGS OF THE PROCESS GO TO:http://www.automotiveforums.com/f282.html. Look for question on Belt for 4.7L Engine.
How to replace the tensioner assembly depends on which engine your car has. If it is the 2.5L 4cylinder engine: 1. The tensioner assembly covers a coolant opening in the block, so you need to drain the coolant to point lower than the bottom of the tensioner assembly. 2. Release the tension on the serpentine belt and move the belt out of the way. 3. The tensioner assembly also is the mounting point for the power steering pump. So to change the tensioner assembly first remove the power steering pump. Be careful to avoid power steering fluid leakage. 4. With the power steering pump off, the tensioner assembly is held onto the block with three screws, remove them. 5. At this point the tensioner assembly should simply pull off. It may be stuck to the block with rtv sealant. Install the new tensioner: 1. Clean the old sealant off of the block. Be sure to have an adequate bead of rtv on the block or the tensioner to seal against coolant leaks. The last time I replaced one of these there was no mounting gasket, it was all done with just rtv sealant. 2. Mount the new tensioner and tighten the bolts. 3. Reattach the power steering pump. Check the fluid level, refill if necessary. 4. Reinstall the serpentine belt. 5. Top off coolant as necessary, check for leaks. If your car has the 2.8L V6: 1. Release the tension and remove the serpentine belt. 2. The tensioner assembly is held on by one bolt in the middle of the fixed end. Remove the bolt. 3. Install the new tensioner assembly. be sure it is in the correct rotation. Tighten the bolt. 4. Put the serpentine belt back on. You are done.
to remove the tensioner first you need to remove the bracket that holds it. once you have removed the pulley bracket with the pulley still attached to it, 1 remove the retaining nut, and washers. 2 You will need to use a press to remove the bearing from the post.. 3 If you are replacing the bearings on the pulley you will need to remove the "C" clip retainer, and press the bearing out.
Empty the 5-liter jar and remove 1 liter of the 7-liter jar.
1/2"breaker bar for belt tensioner,10mmsocket ,ratchet
Use a 1/2 or 3/8 breaker bar to relieve tension on belt tensioner to remove and replace belt - the automatic belt tensioner is the only adjustment
1 deci liter = 1/10 liter = .1 liter
release the tensioner with a 1/2 in braker bar or ratchet and work the belt out.
Follow these steps 1. Remove Timing belt & Crank Puly. 2. Remove Timing belt cover. 3. Remove Tensioner and its spring & Remove / Replace timing Belt 4. Align Timing Marks as Carnk pully below and Cam Pully to top Mark. 5. Assemble all parts and Enjoy. Regards Ehsan email@example.com
There is a center bolt in the fixed end of the belt tensioner. To replace the tensioner: 1. Using a 3/8" breaker bar release the belt tension and move the serpentine belt out of the way. 2. Use the appropriate wrench to take out the one bolt, then remove the tensioner. 3. Install the replacement tensioner and tighten the bolt. 4. Put the serpentine belt back on.
3.3L and 3.8L Engines The 3.3L and 3.8L engines were equipped with the Nippondenso alternators. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Remove the alternator drive belt, by relieving the tension on the dynamic tensioner. 3. Loosen the nut on the support bracket at the exhaust manifold, do not remove it. 4. Remove the alternator tensioner/power steering bracket bolt. 5. Remove the tensioner stud nut and remove the tensioner. 6. Remove the alternator mounting bolts. 7. Remove the power steering reservoir from the mounting bracket, do not disconnect the hoses, and position it out of the way. 8. Remove the alternator support bracket bolts. Remove the intake plenum to alternator bracket bolt and remove the alternator support bracket from the engine. 9. Remove the alternator from the engine and disconnect the electrical leads. To install: 10. Install the alternator in position on the engine and connect the electrical leads. 11. Install the alternator support bracket, tighten the retaining bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm). 12. Install the power steering reservoir on the mounting bracket. 13. Install the alternator mounting bolts, tighten the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm). 14. Install the tensioner and tensioner mounting stud. Install the retaining nut on the exhaust manifold. 15. Install the alternator belt, insert a 1/2 in. extension into the square hole in the tensioner and turn the tensioner. Tighten the tensioner bolt. 16. Connect the negative battery cable.
1 liter = 33.6 fluid oz. 1 liter = 4.2 cups 1 liter = 2.1 pints 1 liter = 1.06 quarts 1 liter = .26 gallon
liter 1 quart = 0.94 Liter 1 Liter = 1.05 quart
Should be a square hole either 3/8" or 1/2" place a breaker bar in this hole and push or pull to relieve tension on belt tensioner to remove belt
The serpentine belt tensioner is held in place by a 15mm nut that is accessible form underneath. You need a 2 foot long extension and a swivel socket to access it underneath the alternator. Alternately, it can be reached from the top with a 15mm box wrench. 1) Remove the negative battery cable 2) remove the bracket that goes from under an exhaust manifold nut at the back of the engine to the power steering pump bracket. This is needed to remove the lower alternator bolt. (both 15mm) 3) remove the two bolts holding the alternator in place and move the alternator to the passenger side(no need to disconnect wires). 4) At this point you can see the nut on the back of the tensioner.
1. Place a three-eighths-inch ratchet driver into the square hole on the face of the tensioner pulley. The idler pulley is bolted onto the side of the engine block and does not attach to any other accessories. 2. Pull up on the ratchet handle to release tension on the Cadillac's serpentine belt. Pull the belt off the tensioner pulley. Don't remove the belt from any of the other pulleys. 3. Remove the two bolts that secure the tensioner arm to the engine block using a socket and ratchet. The pulley permanently mounts to the tensioner arm. 4. Remove the tensioner arm and pulley from the engine bay.
Remove the belt. Remove the bolt in the center of the spring. Remove the tensioner. Reverse to replace. Rick I'm a retired ASE Master/L-1 Technician. I still keep current with the latest automotive technology. Visit my blog for cool articles and TSB's: http://free-auto-repair-advice.blogspot.com