Serpentine belt? You may have to remove to tighten alternator
By replacing the belt tensioner, this is a serpentine belt systems there is no adjusting the alternator bolt tighten the drive belts, if the belts are loose you must replace the belt tensioner and the belt to retain optimum performance from you Charging sytem as well as you other equipment being driven by the belt system.
try tightening the tension pully works like a charm
To re-install a belt tensioner for a 1987 Ford Taurus, tighten the bolt when the tensioner pulley is holding the serpentine belt tight. The belt tensioner sits in a slot and can be adjusted to hold the belt tight.
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.
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.
your fan belt may be connected to your alternator if so loosen alternator romove belt put new one on and pull alternator back until proper tension is aqquired tighten
The first thing you have to do is disconnect the battery. (Very important). Then you have to loosen the serpentine belt that drives the alternator. The Fords usually have that adjustment right there on the alternator. You then remove the bolts that hold the alternator to the engine as well as the wires that are attached to it. Make sure when you reinstall the new alternator that you tighten the wires to it securely exactly as they came off the old one. Put the belt back on it and adjust it until the belt is snug but do not overtighten it or you will burn out the bearings in the new alternator very rapidly. If the belt squeals when you start it and rev up the engine some then the belt is too loose and needs to be tightened more.
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.
There isn't a fuse for the alternator. The alternator is belt driven, and there'll be two lines coming from the alternator - one goes from the alternator positive to battery positive, and the other goes to ground.
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.
2005 ford taurus serpentine belt diagram
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.
Something is out of line. Check alternator, a/c pump, idler and tensioner. I've had 3 Taurus and never a single broken belt.
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.
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.
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.
Loosen alternator remove old belt. Reroute new belt, tighten alternator.
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.
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.
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.
show me the diagram a 2001 ford taurus se fan belt
No. The serpentine belt controls A/C, alternator, water pump, power steering pump, and that is it. And if the belt is replaced properly, it will not cause damage to anything.
usually the squealing is from the alternator or the alternator belt in most cases it is the belt try to tighten it or replacing
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