the location of the belt tensioner is in a tight spot. anyone who has replaced one and has normal size hands knows what I'm talking about. I'll try and make you a step by step procedure below. For visual reference, please view my BIO to gain access to my Saturn help site. In the serpentine belt folder is a picture of the tensioner and the two bolts that hold it in place, so you get an idea of where they are in relation to the tensioner unit.
1. Raise and support the vehicle with Jack stands on both sides
2. Remove the front passanger side tire (19mm lug nuts)
3. In the wheel well, remove the splash shielding to gain access to the motor.
4. Place a decent size peice of wood on your jack, and slide it under the oil pan, raise the jack so it firmly presses on the oil pan.
5. Under the hood, remove the motor mount on the left side of the motor, the mount is held on by Three 15mm nuts with studs on the motor itself, and Two 15mm nuts holding the mount to the body. remove the mount completely.
6. slowly lower the jack supporting the engine until the engine sits all the way down.
7. from inside the wheel well, place a 14mm wrench on the belt tensioner pully bolt. swing the tensioner to remove tension on the belt, remove the belt from the tensioner or main crank pully.
8. You should have access to the lower bolt on the tensioner. the bolt is 10mm in head size. i recommend using a 1/4" ratchet. Remove the bolt.
9. raise the jack as far as you can, making sure the vehicle stays on the jackstands!!! this should allow you to reach down and beable to remove the top bolt on the tensioner. the motor will come up on an angle.
10. once the bolt is out, the tensioner should just fall out of the motor. reinstall the tensioner with the top bolt first, lower the engine, reinstall lower bolt, reinstall belt, reinstall the upper motor mount, and raise the engine to level out with the upper mount.
The job sounds complicated if you are not mechanically inclined, but its accually simple. you will not break anything by moving the motor. the job should take a average person about 30-45 minuites to complete.
Use a tensioner tool or wrech if you can to pull the tensioner so the belt loosens. thread in the new belt and release the tensioner to tighten the belt. Belt diagram is usually in the engine compartment
where is the location of tensioner of 2002 3.1 L Chevy Malibu to adjust if replacing the alternator?
Quite simple, really. 1) Remove battery ground cable. 2) Lightly jack up front of engine to remove weight from mount. 3) Remove front engine mount and serpentine belt. 4) Remove old tensioner bolts. There are 3 or 4, possibly 13mm. Look at new tensioner to note locations. 5) Install new part and reassemble car. Good luck.
replacing mirror on Saturn 1999if its anything like the 2002 sl2 just pop the plastic piece off the inside, and remove the screws, unplug it, and replace it, follow steps in reverse to put it back together, takes about 5 minutes or so lil_dipper_98
There are three main steps behind replacing the alternator on the 1998 Chrysler Concorde. The first is disconnecting the battery cables for safety. Second, is depressing the belt tensioner to allow for the release of the drive belt. Finally the alternator can be unbolted from its bracket for replacement. If the drive belt, idler pulley and tensioner are worn it would be an ideal time to replace this components as part of the install.
Should have bushings in it?
Sunfire fuel pumps are located inside the fuel tank. Replacing them requires the draining and removal of the fuel tank. If you're undertaking this job yourself, definitely pick up a Haynes or Chilton manual for your car. This will give you all of the steps with photos.
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Steps to replacing 1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 ignition switch?
that alt belt is a serpentine belt so you should take a picture of how the belt looks right now and then put a wrench on the tensioner pulley and relax the tensioner so that you can pull the belt off of one pulley then you can let the tensioner back so you have both hands free to pull out the old belt reverse steps to replace
Not easy. Get a manual on your car and it will help on the next repair.
buy a service manual and follow the service steps for crank removal .
Due to electrical shock or possibility of injury, it is best recommended that replacing a condenser for a tumble dryer be done by a professional. This type of repair could void any warranty.
the battery died in my remote. After replacing it the auto start will not work. What are the steps I need to take to reprogram it??
no extra steps at all, as long as you dont need to replace parts that need bleeding
go to your public library and check out a chilton, haynes, or motor manual.it is free and will be complete.
the interior (as far as the dash) has to be completely torn out. Mine went out and to have it replaced (parts and labor) was like $900.
Yes, the screens on Canon cameras are replaceable. The are many online sites such as ehow.com that take you through the steps of replacing your camera's screen.
The crack can easily and inexpensively be repaired. Actually, the entire set of steps can be inexpensively made like brand new. Step repair material and instructions are available.
Replacing fuel injectors is a complex process that includes various steps. Before you replace injectors you should have them tested. Steps to replace would be , releave fuel pressure, disconnect batery, and unplug the injectors and replace.
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To many steps to list here, would recomend purchasing a shop manual if you intend on replacing that heater core yourself.
Replacing vinyl liner pool steps is costly and unnecessary. These steps are fiberglass and can last 60 or more years, if cared for properly. But you must replace the white coating, swimming pool gel coat, once every 20 years. Even after the 20 years, the steps can still be repaired or refinished by any DIY pool owner. SwimmingPoolResurfacing.com has the products and the help you need to restore worn or torn fiberglass (plastic) steps.
Step one is by expressing one of the equation into one term that is taking one unknown in the form of other. Step two is replacing the unknown into equation 2. Step 3 is replacing the found unknown into one of initial equations to find the other unknown.
This is not a job for a novice. If you don't have to do it yourself, take it to a mechanic! To access the parts the inner fender skirt needs to be removed. It is a good idea to replace the TENSIONER PULLY AND THE IDLER PULLEY as long as you are going to do so much to replace the belt. Some have reported that either or both of these parts 'went out' shortly after replacing the belt. If that happens you have to redo this all over again. The parts don't cost that much so it is wise to do it all at once.Basically it goes like this; * Remove the Belt * Remove the Tensioner * Remove the Idler Pulley * Reverse process for installation Belt RemovalWARNING: Do not allow drive belt tensioner to snap back, as damage to drive belt tensioner or personal injury could result.1. Remove the screws and position the power steering fluid reservoir out of the way. 2. Remove the nut and the bolts and position the degas bottle out of the way. 3. Lift or rotate the automatic drive belt tensioner away from the drive belt. 4. Remove the drive belt. (I had to cut my belt to remove it at this point. It is virtually impossible to get it around the tensioner without removing the tensioner.)Tensioner Removal 1. Remove the bolt.2. Remove the pushpins and position the inner RH fender wall out of the way.3. Remove the drive belt tensioner.Belt Idler Pulley Removal1. Remove the belt; refer to Belt Removal.2. Remove the bolt.3. Remove the belt idler pulley.Installation is just a matter of reversing the steps for removal.Note: Make sure drive belt is properly installed on each pulley. Follow the removal procedure in reverse order.FOR DRAWINGS OF THE PROCESS GO TO:http://www.automotiveforums.com/f282.html. Look for question on Belt for 4.7L Engine.