First and foremost, make sure you have a diagram before removing the old belt. If there isn
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
First you will want to loosen the alternator. To do this you will need to loosen the bolt holding adjustment bolt in place. This is right under the alternator. After loosening this bolt, you can use the adjusting bolt to loosen the alternator and the belt should slide right off. Then you can put on the new belt and tighten the alternator using the adjusting bolt. After the belt is to the proper tightness, tighten the bolt directly underneath the alternator to keep the belt tight and from becoming loose.
Loosen the alternator mounting bolt and the tension-arm bolt. Push the alternator so the pulley tightens the belts. Tighten the tension-arm bolt, and then the mounting bolt.
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.
on yours, you will have to remove the bottom shield and work from the bottom of truck.Remove wires from alternator,remove pivotalbolts and remove alternator and replace and tighten belt back.
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.
The alternator belt on a 1994 Eclipse is replaced by loosening the alternator bolts, moving the alternator downward, and slipping the belt off. A new belt is then routed around the other accessories, placed on the alternator, and the bolts tightened.
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.
open the hood of the car go to the alternator. there should be a bolt facing the firewall on the alternator this adjusts it. make sure the other bolts are loose first. good luck!
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.
The alternator is driven by the drive belt. Find the belt and follow the routing and you will find the alternator.