I have worked with my 1994 and 1995 models of 900 - presuming the same for newer models. The tensioner is located on theupper end near the firewall. I found it most easily managed by using a 1/2 inch breaker bar.
The tensioner has a spring in it that provides the correct tension for the belt. If it is too loose, replace the tensioner.
find the belt tensioner and use a rachet to oush the tensioner back
The 93 Acclaim has a serpentine belt. The tensioner below the alternator is what keeps the tension. If you have not tension I would replace the belt first and then check the tensioner.
Saab dealer quoted 1 hour to replace the serpentine belt. The cost of the belt was $60 canadian.
Has anyone ever really been far even as decided to use the belt tensioner on 93 plymouth ranger even go want to do look more like?
Lossen 17 mm bolt at botton of tensioner and screw 13mm bolt on tensioner stud untill belt is tight then re torque 17mm bolt !!
2006 Saab93 has a timing chain.
lokks to be on the lower right side of engine
rotate the tensioner clockwise to release the tension and remove the belt then slowly release the tensioner. route new belt over the various pulleys according to the diagram under the hood again rotating the tensioner as to allow belt to fit in place and then slowly release the tensioner again.
3.0 L Sabb V-6 uses a timing belt. This belt must be replaced every 90,000 miles.
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If it's a 3.8 with a single serpentine belt with the tensioner at the right rear engine compartment. You have to remove the engine mount and raise the front of the moter that is the only way to get a wrench on the tensioner . .
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just spoke to a man at the mot station he said they have timing chains
You don't, they have a tension pulley that does that automatically. If the belt is too loose, the pulley most likely has to be replaced. Thecommi ::: The serpentine belt is held by tention with a automatic belt tensioner. If the serpentine belt is loose, you will most likely have to replace the entire belt tensioner assembly. the assembly comes with a new pully.
Changing a timing belt is a very detailed and complicated process, of which requires removing the engine. Detailed instructions can be obtained from the auto-parts store of which the timing belt was purchased.
You pry it over enough to remove the belt. You loosen the tensioner pulley bolt and thread the adjuster bolt backwards on a 4.0L.
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There are quite a handful of websites that offer detailed information about the Saab 93 vehicle. The best place to check would be the official website for Saab itself.