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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
1. Place a three-eighths-inch ratchet driver into the square hole on the face of the tensioner pulley. The idler pulley is bolted onto the side of the engine block and does not attach to any other accessories. 2. Pull up on the ratchet handle to release tension on the Cadillac's serpentine belt. Pull the belt off the tensioner pulley. Don't remove the belt from any of the other pulleys. 3. Remove the two bolts that secure the tensioner arm to the engine block using a socket and ratchet. The pulley permanently mounts to the tensioner arm. 4. Remove the tensioner arm and pulley from the engine bay.
on the front of the engine on the serpentine belt, it's bolted directly to the engine.
Loosen the tensioner pulley. When the tensioner pulley is loose the belt will come off. Put the new belt on and tighten the tensioner pulley.
To get the serpentine belt off an engine fan, loosen the tensioner pulley. This pulley is the one with a bolt in a slot that can be adjusted. Then remove the belt.
The tensioner is the arm on the passenger side of the engine near the front that has a pulley on the end and controls the tension of the serpentine belt. www.trailvoy.com
there should be a bolt that holds it on to the engine block, just take of thee belt and remove the tensioner.
The tensioner is located in the front of the engine on top, its the small pulley that is smooth. the adjuster is to the right of the pulley right behind it. I think its a 15 or 16mm socket that fits it.
You fail to list the make, model, year, and engine size of the vehicle you are asking about. Therefore I can only tell you to look at the belt. You will see one pulley that is not driving anything. That is the tensioner pulley.
The serpentine belt you can look at the diagram in your engine compartment for actual routing. The tensioner mounts to the left side of the engine. You need to unbolt the whole assembly. Actually, the belt can be loosened by tightening the bolt of the tensioner pulley. When fully tightened, the pulley will act as a swivel.
On the tensioner, sometimes it has a cover on the tensioner that covers the bolt.
On the front of the engine. It keeps the belt tight.
If your car has a serpentine belt it will have a tensioner pulley. A tensioner pulley is easy to spot. All of your bolt on accessories i.e. water pump, alternator, a/c compressor etc. will have a pulley to run each one. There will be 2 other types of pulleys, a idler pulley and a tensioner. The idler pulley will be a single stationary pulley with a bolt going through the middle and the tensioner pulley will be on a spring loaded piviot.
It's on the front of the engine and the belt rides on it's pulley, it's the pulley that you have to release to get the belt off.