One bolt holds the tensioner to the engine, take it off to get the tensioner off and then you can get to the bolt that holds the pulley to the tensioner.
The 1998 Dodge Dakota tensioner pulley will be the top pulley on the left-hand side of the engine. The tensioner pulley will be able to slide back and forth.
Facing the engine the tensioner will be on left side of engine. There is an idler pulley that looks like the tensioner. The idler will have a smooth surface but the tensioner will have grooves on the pulley & should below the idler. If the tensioner is making noise etc it is prob just the tensioner pulley (grooved one) & you can get just the pulley. Big savings.
no it doesn't.
Look on the passenger front side of the engine, you will see pulley attached to a short arm with a square hole. That is the tensioner and tensioner pulley
The tensioner bolt for a 96 Cavalier is in the pulley for the tensioner. The tensioner is in the middle of the front of the engine.
Begin by removing the serpentine belt from your Oldsmobile Cutlass. Remove the tensioner pulley retaining bolt. The retaining bolt will be in the center of the pulley. Reverse the process to install your new belt tensioner.
Loosen the tensioner pulley. Put the belt around the alternator pulley and the tensioner pulley. Move the tensioner pulley to the right until the belt is tight. Tighten the tensioner pulley.
Loosen the tensioner pulley on your Monte Carlo 3.1 liter engine. Slide the tensioner pulley to the right. The serpentine belt can be removed. Put the new serpentine belt on and slide the tensioner pulley to the left.
The 2005 Nissan Altima auto tensioner pulley can be removed by removing the center bolt. You will need to hold the pulley stationary while you loosen the bolt.
It could be an accessory such as an alternator, tensioner pulley, idler pulley, etc. and/or it cud be the belt. You can check this by removing the belt and checking to see if the knock is still there if it is then you may have a bent rod.