How do you replace a tensioner pulley on a 2000 Grand Am SE?
Just replaced it myself you gota take the alternator off loosen two bolts that hold the tensioner on and pull it out.Don't loosen any bolts on the powersteering under the tensioner.Remember to disconnect the battery first.
Can you take the tensioner pulley off without taking the tensioner off with it on a Dodge Grand Caravan 2000?
98% of the time it is the tensioner or idler pulley. With engine off take WD 40 with that little plastic tube & spray the back side of either one, idler or tensioner pulley, not both. Take a drive & if you still hear the belt noise then it is the pulley you didn't spray. The tensioer pulley is replacable on most dakotas. When you remove the belt the tensioner should have strong spring action…
When replacing a serpentine belt on a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis how do you take the tension off of the belt to remove belt and then replace it?
that alt belt is a serpentine belt so you should take a picture of how the belt looks right now and then put a wrench on the tensioner pulley and relax the tensioner so that you can pull the belt off of one pulley then you can let the tensioner back so you have both hands free to pull out the old belt reverse steps to replace