The serpentine belt you can look at the diagram in your engine compartment for actual routing.
The tensioner mounts to the left side of the engine. You need to unbolt the whole assembly.
Actually, the belt can be loosened by tightening the bolt of the tensioner pulley. When fully tightened, the pulley will act as a swivel.
How long will it take to replace a belt tensioner unit and serpentine belt in a lexus 1996 sc300?
loosen the tensioner bracket, remove old belt. replace with new belt. tighten with tensioner. job complete!
Near the top of the serpentine belt path is a belt tensioner; it is spring loaded and has a shinney pulley on it. Insert a wrench into this tensioner and pull against it and the tension will be released so you can replace your belt. I am assuming your question is about the serpentine belt.
See "Related Questions" below for a discussion regarding the serpentine belt tensioner and pulley. Pretty comprehensive coverage.
I think it has a serpentine belt,at least mine does You can put a 15mm wrench on the tensioner and pull it toward you, the belt will slide right off.
You need to turn the automatic(spring loaded) tensioner to release pressure on the belt... the library may have a manual for the details free dave
The procedure for changing the tensioner is to first remove the belt. Remove the two bolts holding the tensioner to the engine block. This may require you to remove the bolts through the wheel well, via the access hole in the firewall. Once the bolts are removed, change out the new tensioner for the old one, and repeat the process in reverse.
I can send the instructions to you by mail
Rotate the drivebelt tensioner to release the tension on the belt and remove.
It should have an tensioner pulley on it. A spring loaded arm that puts pressure against the belt as it travels. You may need to replace the pulley and spring if it is failing and allowing the belt to slip off.
there is no way to tighten your belt it has an automatic belt tensioner if it is making noise it may be the tensioner or the belt also check to see if it routed correctly
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
Its self-adjusting, hence the tensioner. If you need a diagram, go on to audiforums.com.
First, remove the coolant tank, then the belt. Unscrew the one bolt holding the tensioner in place. Installation is the reverse...
Since There is no tensioner pulley you have to loosen your alternator.
Had that problem in my 1996, solved by replacing the serpentine belt and belt tensioner
I found the easiest way to replace was from underneath the car. I parked it over a shallow depression to avoid using jacks or ramps.First, make sure if the Serpentine Belt has 5 groove's or 6 grooves, the 1996 3.3 Liter Usees the 6 Groove Serpentine Belt. I found this out after I shreaded 2, although was told it was the correct belt. I counted the treads on the pully, 6 Grooves!
how do you install a serpentine belt on a 1996 corsica?
YES BUT. YOU SHOULD USE THE 1996 CRANKSHAFT AND THE 1996 INTAKE SO YOU NEED TO DISASEMBLE BOTH ENGINE TO DO ONE
Purchase a belt and the tensioner ( I like the NAPA part for this) Using the correct wrench remove the old tensioner (located below the alternator between the engine and the fender well) Locate and view the diagram near the water pump. Route the new belt as illustrated reinstall the new tensioner. Start the car, run for two minutes. Shutdown and check your work.
Usualy the tensioner or idler pulley is spring loaded and can be pulled backwards allowing enough slack for the belt to slip on easily On a 1992-1996 Beretta/Corsica, the upper engine mount needs to be removed in order to remove/replace the serpentine belt. Replace the belt, and reinstall the engine mount.
I just replaced the serpentine belt on my 1996 Ford Contour. I opted to remove the front passenger-side tire to gain access to the tensioner. Once I was able to get to the tensioner pulley, I had the old belt off and replaced within 10 minutes. I did have some help, though. It is much easier to have one person release the tension while another puts the new belt into place. 22:42, 14 Mar 2009 ~ No, you do not have to remove it. It is also possible to release the tensioner top-side. I once had a tensioner go bad in the parking lot at work and had to replace it there with what I had in my trunk. It is easier with the tire off, but if you have to a slim ratchet with a shallow socket should do the trick.
Loose or worn A/C drive belt. Tighten or replace. If serpentine belt, replace.
you need a serpentine belt tool, you can get one at auto zone or any part store. the alternator is on a pully system with a belt tensioner. place the tool in the tensioner and pull down, this releases the tension and the belt should come off. besure that you have the proper routing diagram and the correct belt for your engine size and year. Also if you don't want to buy s serpentine belt tool, you can use a 15MM wrench.