The usual culprit is the a/c-p/s belt.the alternator belt is a ribbed design, & usually doesn't give trouble. You need to use a 1/2" breaker bar in the square hole on the P/S bracket. Loosen the other bolts on the bracket, use the breaker bar to applt pressure to tighten the belt. If the belt has been noisy for a while, it is usually glazed, & should be replaced with a new one. Just remember to re-tension the new belt after it has run for a while, or you'll have the same problem with squealing.
look in the instruction booklet
Tighten your tensioner pully. there should be a little bolt on one of your pullys.
If it's the alternator belt, loosen the bolts holding the alternator in place, then use something like a hammer handle to pry the alternator away from the engine which will tighten the belt. Hold the pressure on the alternator while tightening the bolts. This is a general procedure, not specific to 1996 dodge.
Loose or worn A/C drive belt. Tighten or replace. If serpentine belt, replace.
most cars have an adjuster pulley where you can tighten the belt and also replaceit as well.
How do you tighten the serpentine belt on an oldsmobile ciera
there is a belt tensioner pulley that maybe is not working correctly
There is a tensioner bolt that is connected to the alternator. You have to screw in the bolt, which will pull the alternator out and tighten the belt.
You can do that by replacing the tensioner
depending on the style of belt, on the alternator belt there is an adjustment just below the slider holding the alternator, you just simply tighten it until belt becomes tight.
the belt is automatically tensioned by a spring loaded tensioner.
The belt has an automatic spring tensioner and can not be "tightened".
First, you need to inspect the belt for cracks and defects. Also make sure that the belt is still flexible. If it does not have any problems, use tension bolt to tighten the belt.
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
Tighten it or replace it.
A squeaky belt is usually caused by a bad belt, a missaligned pulley, or something leaking on the belt.
loosen the alternator
3.3L has a chain. 3.5L has a belt.
The alternator will move in and out to tighten the belt and the PS pump will do the same
Should be done automatically by the belt tensioner unless tensioner is weak or bad
replace the spring loaded belt tensioner as it's the only thing that will keep the serpentine belt tight.
The fan is electric, not belt driven. The serpentine belt is has a spring loaded tensioner. If the belt is loose, the tensioner has failed.
it should automaticly tighten when you release the tensioner pulley after putting the new belt on. if it does not tighten 1 of 2 things happened 1). you didnt run the belt the right way 2). tensioner assembly is faulted and needs to be replaced.
The belt on a 2000 Ram uses a spring loaded tensioner pulley. It self tightens.