Sepentine-replace tensioner,v-belt, adjust accessory and tighten.
To adjust the auxillary belt tensioner you require a 6mm Allen key. Firstly slacken the 6mm hexagonal bolt on the tensioner pulley which can be accessed from the O/S/F wheel arch, then slacken the 6mm hexagonal bolt on the tensioner mount. This will allow you to adjust the tensioner at the bottom of the mount. By turning anti-clockwise the tensioner will tighten, clockwise loosen.
Using a 14 mm wrench, loosen the bolt in the center of the tensioner pulley, then tighten the tensioner bolt with the same wrench. Then re-tighten the bolt in the center of the tensioner pulley when the belt is tightened to your liking.
There is no adjustment. If it will not keep the belt tight then either the belt has stretched to the point it needs replacing or the tensioner is defective and needs replacing.
There is a Tensioner Pulley that you have adjust in order to tighten the belt. There is another hex bolt that can be screwed in or out depending on how you want to tighten or losen the belts. Adjust it until prefered tension is reached.
If it is a serpentine belt, the tension is automatically adjusted by the tension idler. If the belt is loose then the tensioner needs replacing. If it is a normal drive belt, then the alternator is mounted on a slotted bracket that allows you to adjust the position of the alternator. You can loosen the bolts and adjust the tension on the belt.
You cannot adjust the tension on this, it has a spring inside of it. If it is weak, it must be replaced.
The 1989 Toyota Corolla serpentine belt can be tightened or loosen with the tensioner pulley. Pry to the left on the tensioner pulley until the belt is tight. Tighten the tensioner pulley.
You can adjust the belt tensioner by loosening the tensioner bolt. When the tensioner bolt is loose the tensioner pulley can move back and fourth.
These use an auto tensioner. The tensoiner (if in proper working condition), will adjust the belt by itself.
the belts need to be tighten at the certain point. Therefore,you need to find the belt tensioner to a adjust the loose belt. The reason is when the belt slips on the pulley, it will makes the sqeaky sound. Goodluck to locate the belt tensioner to adjust it.
It depends if you want to adjust the belt that does the a/c and power steering, or the one to the alternator. The power steering goes this way. First loosen the hex screw running through the power steering pump bracket. Then loosen the bracket hex screw that attaches to the belt tensioner bolt under the power steering pump. Then, tighten the tensioner hex screw that runs through the tensioner bracket. After you finish the adjustment, tighten all hex screws. If you adjust the belt for the alternator. You must loosen the alternator bracket hex screws on both the top and botom of the alternator. This requires going under the vehicle. Then, loosen the tensioner bracket hex screw and adjust the tensioner hex screw that runs through that. When you get the propper tension, tighten all screws and you are done.
You'll find an idler/tensioner pulley, which rides on an adjustable arm. First you have to loosen the locknut(14mm?) of the pulley , then tighten/loosen the adjuster rod (8mm?) to adjust the belt tension. Afterwards, tighten the locknut.
i have the four cylinder. the ac belt has a tensioner. in the center of the tensioner is a bolt/nut. loosen it slightly. under the tensioner looking toward the ground is a bolt head. turning it adjust the pulley. loosen this to put slack in the belt and remove the belt. put a new one on it and remove the slack with the one bolt then tighten the one in the center of the tensioner. be careful not to over tighten
where is the location of tensioner of 2002 3.1 L Chevy Malibu to adjust if replacing the alternator?
u do not adjust belt tensioner if belt is loose, u need to replace belt as tensioner works automatically
Should have a spring loaded tensioner and no adjustment is necessary unless tensioner is bad It actually has a tension pulley underneath the power steering. Use a 15mm socket to loosen/tighten the bolt right beside the power steering. That is how you adjust the tension on the belt.
If it is a drive belt and not a serpentine belt is has no tensioner. You manually adjust the tension by normally adjusting tension by moving the alternator. Loosen to bolts holding the alternator in place and then adjust the tension. Tighten the bolts when the tension is right. If it is serpentine belt if you follow the belt around the the engine you will see the tensioner.
If it is a serpentine belt - adjusts automatically through belt tensioner If not check the alternator for adjuster or Power steering pump
where is the tensioner of 2002 3.1 l Chevy Malibu to adjust so that i can remove the belt when replacing the alternator?
The parking brake cables are located directly beneath the handle. Pull off the rubber boot. Loosen the locknut and tighten the tensioner.
remove bottom skid plate and find ac belt and find ac belt tensioner and loosen center bolt and screw in long bolt to tighten,then tighten lock nut.
You don't, It is self tightening. If the belt is loose one or two things is wrong. Either the belt is worn out and has stretched beyond what the tensioner can adjust for, or the tensioner is defective or both.
You cannot adjust the belt tension on a 2000 dodge grand caravan. This vehicle is equipped with an automatic tensioner. If tensioner is frozen or will not hold the belt tight, it must be replaced.
Automatic tensioner- no adjustment required, or provided. If the tensioner is out of limits, replace the tensioner.