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2009-10-13 03:18:45

Most serpentine belt systems have a self adjusting tensioner.

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try tightening the tension pully works like a charm


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If it is a drive belt and not a serpentine belt is has no tensioner. You manually adjust the tension by normally adjusting tension by moving the alternator. Loosen to bolts holding the alternator in place and then adjust the tension. Tighten the bolts when the tension is right. If it is serpentine belt if you follow the belt around the the engine you will see the tensioner.


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Should have an automatic belt tensioner - if tension not correct replace tensioner


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he tensioner keeps the right amount of tension on the belt. If it is lose, the tensioner needs replaced.


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