A special tool is required. The tool depresses the check ball in the end of the tensioner so that it can be compressed and locked.
The hex head looking bolt DOES NOT GET TURNED AT ALL...The tensioner is spring loaded...FIND the CORRECT bolt to release the spring pressure. My daughter has a 1995 Mustang (3.8,v6) the spring loaded belt tensioner has a square hole that should fit to a 3/8 ratchet or extension . Then just attach to a breaker bar and relieve tension ,it helps to have someone you trust hold the breaker bar while you change the belt. Most likely though the tensioner can be locked up due to corrosion inside the bushing /bearing area. In that case buy a new tensioner before performing the belt change. Napa by me has the tensioner for about $30.
I just replaced mine because the automatic tensioner pully locked up (which from what I've found online was actually recalled though since I got mine used I was never informed) & melted the pulley & belt. The tensioner was about $90 & belt was about $40. All in all it took about 2hrs to replace both parts & get it up & running again. Good Luck!
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idler pully is locked up,check it,change it. good luck
The AC compressor was locked on my Sonata 2004 - V6-2.7. The original serpentine belt broke. I bypassed it with a Duralast 6PK1700 (OLD NO. 670K6). The autotensioner has to be removed to install the belt.
Clutch bearing on air compressor is locked up. some are replaceable call Advance Auto.
Same problem and question, compressor locked up. Battery won't keep a charge. Does the belt send charge to battery?
The tensioner has an arrow on it, indicating the direction it needs to be pulled to allow the installation of the belt. The pulling is accomplished by putting a standard 3/8" ratchet driver into the square hole, and putting hand pressure on the handle of the wrench. The square hole is in the middle of the tensioner, and you just pop your wrench into it like its a socket. Use a long driver, so its easier to overcome the tensioner spring.
The compressor or it's pulley may be locked up or there may be something not aligned properly.
Fule pump is more than likely locked up and needs replacing.
No it can't. The compressor breaks internally and that is why it locks up
It depends on the engine. The 2.4L is easy. Insert a 6mm Allen key into tensioner ,insert a 3mm Allen key, long side, into the small hole and turn the 6mm counterclockwise until the 3mm slides in.It will then be locked into place. To tighten the tensioner just turn the 6mm clockwise. The 2.0L has a hydraulic tensioner which needs to be removed and the pin depressed (sometimes in a vice).Then insert a 5/64in. Allen key throughthe hole to keep it depressed. reinstall tensioner and remove Allen key.Tension is correct when the pin can be pushed in and out easily. The V6 requires a special tool.
Serpentine belts don't just break. There is probably an accessory that is locked up such as the alternator or a idler pulley. Check each pulley that the belts contacts and make necessary repairs before installing a new belt. Once you have done that just start the engine back up as you normally would.
if you alternator was locked up .it caused it to jump time. my car done the same thing last week ,now i have to re time it.
1 Locked up pulley(A/C Compressor,Power Steering Pump,Smog Pump,Water Pump,Idler 2 Pulley or Tensioner Pulley) 3 Broken belt tensioner(out of adjustment or broken,missing spring) 4 Pulleys out of alignment 5 Wrong size belt
you need to replace your ignition in the steering column or take it apart and rebuild it. having a locksmith work on it might cost you less then replacing it though.
if they are locked up all the time check your e-brake handle and cables, if that is not the problem and you have a disc drum set up check the adjustment of your shoes. if your back tires are only locking up while braking i would consider checking and or replacing you metering valve
the best way to know is remove serpentine belt then try to turn engine by hand by using the crankshaft pulley bolt
Usually this means one of the pulleys is locked up. The belt winds around multiple pulleys, when one locks up it doesn't rotate and the friction is burning away the belt, giving you the smoking and squealing.
They wouldn't be able to legally. However the gate would have to LOCKED and not just closed. It would need a lock and/or chain that would prohibit them from opening up the gate. I don't know the exact procedure that you could do legally but I would contact an attorney if I were you.
Some vehicles will not let you lock the door when it is opened. This is a safety procedure ensuring you don't lock your keys in the car, get locked out.
Place the laptop in a locked security cage designed to store computer equipment.
I am just guessing; but, check the serpentine or drive belt to see if it has broken; or, in the case I encountered, the tensioner broke off, leaving the belt to flop off. It was an automatic; but, when it happened the power steering went out; and, eventually most of the power options (lights, wipers, etc.) stopped working once the batter ran out of juice. Once the battery died, the shifter locked until it was jumped and the battery had some time to get some juice.
What do you mean by 'locked?'