All you do is look for the tension pulley and tighten it, see below
If it has a serpentine belt - should be automatic through the belt tensioner
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.
Serpentine belt? You may have to remove to tighten alternator
how do u tighten up an alternator belt on a 1987 BMW 325i?Answerhow do u tighten up an alternator belt on a 1987 BMW 325i?
To tighten the alternator best on a 240sx, loosen the bolt on the alternator on the drivers side. Pull on the alternator away from the engine to adjust the belt. When it has no more than a quarter inch of give, tighten the bolt to finish.
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.
Loosen the tensioner pulley. The alternator belt will come loose. Remove the alternator belt. Put the new alternator belt on and tighten the tensioner pulley.
if the car doesn't have an automatic tensioner than if the belt is around the alternator pully you loosen the bolt holding the alternator on and move the alternator to tighten the belt.
You'll probably want a manual for this, but you may be able to locate a bracket on or near the alternator that moves the alternator itself or a pulley that the belt runs on. This is a tensioner and turning the bolt one way or the other will tighten or loosen the belt. DO NOT OVER-TIGHTEN THE BELT! This will damage the components the belt runs on.
Loosen alternator remove old belt. Reroute new belt, tighten alternator.
What kind of car? On an older car you just loosen the alternator and pull it until the belt is tight and then tighten the bolts back. On newer cars, there is a tensioner that pulls the slack out of the belt.
Loosen the tensioner bolt on your alternator. Slide the alternator to the left. Remove the alternator belt. Put the new alternator belt on and tighten the tensioner bolt.
Usually there is a adjusting bolt an the alternator or steering pump or ac pump, u have to loosen the bolts holding the alternator,2, and then tighten the ajusting bolt, if if got no bolt to adjust then use a prybar to push on alternator as u do the belt will tighten, hold it there and tighten the bolts.
You will need to loosen the alternator belt with the tensioner pulley. When the tensioner pulley is loose the alternator belt will become loose. Put the new alternator belt on and tighten the tensioner pulley.
You have to install a new belt tensioner.
usually the squealing is from the alternator or the alternator belt in most cases it is the belt try to tighten it or replacing
unloosen the 3 bolts on the alternator and push down on it and the belt will come loose, take the belt off and put new belt over the pulleys and to tighten pull up on the alternator and tighten the bottom bolt first and then check the belt for tightness, when you press on the belt there should be about 1/2 inch play, when you get it set then tighten all the bolts on the alternator and your done.
1. Suspect the belt is loose. Tighten it or use belt dressing. 2. Bearings are worn out on the alternator. Replace the alternator. 3. Poor workmanship on a rebuilt alternator. Replace the alternator.
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.
you will find a bolt at top alternator connecting it to the bracket arm loosen it a little. you will find another bolt parallel with the bracket tighten it to pull the slack out of belt. tighten the bolt connecting alternator to bracket
If it is a newer corsa (built in the last 12 years or so) if guessing you mean the alternator belt because it doesn't actually have a fan belt as the fan is driven by a electric motor. To tighten the alternator belt is very easy...Just loosen the two or three bolts holding it on (do not take them right out) pull the alternator so that the belt tightens and then tighten the bolts back up. You may need someone to hold the alternator and belt tight whilst you tighten the bolts back up. If the belt still continues to squeal after you have tightened it a couple of times it means the belt needs replacing.
If your vehicle has an automatic belt tensioner with a serpentine belt, the belt is worn and needs to be replaced. On older models, the belt tension can be set by adjusting it at the alternator bracket. Loosen but do not remove the two bolts that hold the alternator in place (one at the bracket and one on the block) and pull the alternator to tighten the belt. Hold in position while re-tightening the bracket bolt then tighten the bolt on the block.
Disconnect the battery Remove the engine covers to access the alternator drive belts. Remove the electrical connections from the alternator. Slacken the bolts, remove the belt. Remove bolts, put new alternator on, tighten bolts until you can just move alternator, fit new belt, move alternator so the belt is tight and then tighten bolts to their specified torque.
You will need to bolt the alternator into your 2001 VW Jetta engine. Connect the wiring harness to the back of the alternator. Put the serpentine belt on to the alternator. Tighten the belt.
Begin by loosening the tensioner pulley on your 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse. The alternator belt will become loose and can be removed. Put the new alternator belt on and tighten the tensioner pulley.