Actually there are 2 different tensioners used.
On the 4 cylinders engine there is a spring hooked up to the tensioner bearing plate. If that one breaks you will have to replace the belt and also check the engine for faults since the 4 cylinder engine is an interference engine eg. the valves can (95% of the times) hit the pistons and bend.
Location: Top of engine in the middle of the two cam sprocket wheels.
On the 5 cylinder engine there is an hydraulic tension piston that pushes on a notch on the tensioner bearing plate.
It can be pressed back into place if one takes it off from the engine (2 bolts) and place it in an vice and gently and slowly presses the piston back in until you can push a tiny allen key through the hole and lock it in position.
If there is no resistance in the push rod and you can push it back with your hands you will have to get an replacement.
You can how ever reuse the timing belt if it looks in good shape (best is always to buy a new belt) if needed in an emergency.
The 6 cylinder engine is also a non interference engine which means that the pistons and the valves don't collide.
Location: Low to the back of the short side on the engine.
Should be done automatically by the belt tensioner - if not tensioner could be bad
u go to a garage an ask them how its dun
how do you tighten fan belt on l200
just in front of the altenator, there is a 10mm bolt, tighten that and it will tighten the fan belt
I have a 1993 Nissan Altima, in which I had to loosen the Alternater Adjustment screws to get the old belt off. After replacing the belt, simply retighten the bolts until the belt is snug. Hope this helps.
To tighten a loose drive belt, find the pully that is connected to the belt. Tighten the pully and then hold the belt in place using the adjuster belt. Check out the related video to see an example of how this is done.
you dont belt is self adjusting one of the puleys is called a tenteder belt or tenteder may need repacleing
if a serpentine belt is loose, it needs replacing. there is an automatic tension pulley on all serpentine belts. so just buy a new belt and install
how do u tighten belt on brute force 750?
You can tighten a fan belt by tightening the tensioner pulley. Pry to the left on the tensioner pulley and tighten it.
theres no way to tighten it you will have to buy a new belt
Tighten power steering belt 2002diamonte
first you have to locate the allready plced soket and then just tighten the belt
diagram of starter in a 1993 ford probe
To tighten the fan belt on a Renault Master, a person needs to adjust the belt tension wheel. This wheel has a bolt that is inserted in a groove. The bolt can be loosened and then moved to the desired location to tighten the belt.
You cannot tighten the belt. It has a tensioner that holds the proper tension. If the belt is loose then either the belt is worn out or the tensioner has failed.
Serpentine belt? You may have to remove to tighten alternator
You don't tighten a serpentine belt. The tension is controlled by a tensioner. If it is loose, then the belt has stretched and needs replacing.
with a belt.
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
The power steering belt has an adjustment pulley. To tighten the belt on a 1994 Acura Vigor loosen the adjustment pulley and pull it up higher than tighten it.
Tighten your tensioner pully. there should be a little bolt on one of your pullys.
Sepentine-replace tensioner,v-belt, adjust accessory and tighten.
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.