The bolt on the idler pull loosens the normal direction, lefty loosey on the ford ranger 3.0 engine. If you look lower, you'll notice the tension pulley. You can tell it's the tension pulley by the pivoter arm that it's bolted to. Take the proper size wrench or socket, and turn clockwise as if you were to tighten it. It takes a little bit of force, but the whole arm assembly should turn down taking tension off the belt. You can then slide the serpentine off of the idler pulley and remove the pulley.
You don't. The pulley is pretensioned by the manufacturer. If the belt tension is incorrect, the pulley must be replaced.
When looking form the passenger side of the car the tension pulley is on the right hand side. It is the one located in the middle of the "column" (second one down slightly indented to the left)
The tension of a rope in a single fixed pulley = WThe tension of a rope in a single movable pulley = W/2The tension of a rope in a multiple pulley system = W/ number of pulleys if they are in series.
put it on the tension srewand push back towards muffler
The tension pulley should have a bolt that holds it on, allowing you to replace the unit.
If you are referring to the Serpentine belt, you loosen no pulley. You simply remove tension from the belt. The tension is applied by the Idler Pulley. Pry the idler back and remove the belt.If you are referring to the Serpentine belt, you loosen no pulley. You simply remove tension from the belt. The tension is applied by the Idler Pulley. Pry the idler back and remove the belt.
tension pulley is an automatic tensioner that keeps the serpentine belt at the proper tension it is a single pulley that is smooth (no grooves) usually turning clockwise with constant pressure loosens pulley for belt removal use caution pulley is spring loaded
u need to relaese tension on the tension pulley. this is usually done with a long socket wrench handle. when u release tension and remove belt you then release tension on pulley until you have routed new belt . you then move tension pulley again until you can put belt on it, then release pulley and it will automatically provide correct tension
It will be one of the smooth ones with no ribs.
you dont adjust a tension pulley you adjust the position of the compressor to tighten the belt
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Most cars now have a serpentine belt that drive the alternator, water pump, power steering unit, etc. The belt tension pulley is a spring loaded pulley that keeps the proper tension on all these units. It can be moved to release the tension in order to remove the belt.
Loosen bolt in tension pulley, then loosen tension bolt. Replace belt. Tighten tension bolt. Last, tighten bolt through pulley.
To loosen a tension pulley on a 1991 Chrysler New Yorker, turn the nut in the center of the pulley. This will allow the pulley to slide in the cut-out groove so that the belt will loosen.
Yes, it is used to adjust the tension on the A/C compressor. Looking into the engine compartment from the passenger side it is to the left of the alternator. To adjust tension you need to loosen the bolt which holds the pulley and then adjust the bolt which is directly above the pulley. Once you have proper tension tighten the pulley bolt.
Power steering/Drive belt Adjustment To adjust P/S belt tension, loosen tension pulley bolts and turn tension pulley using hexagon wrench. Adjust belt tension to specification described in CHECK. Then tighten tension pulley bolts to specified torque. Tightening torque P/S belt tension pulley bolt (a): 25 Nm (2.5 kgf-m, 18.5 ft. lbs.)
To apply tension
With a self adjusting tensioner pulley, there is no adjustment for tension.
The tension pulley has a 3/8" square hole in it. Using a 3/8 drive ratchet or breaker bar, simply put it in and pull the tension pulley.
There is no tension adjustment. Tension is automatically adjusted by the idler pulley.
very simple, there is a tension pulley on top of the AC/Compressor loosen the center bolt on the pulley and the adjusting bolt on top of the tension pulley and simply push the pulley down until the belt comes loose.
tenion pulley on serpentine belt will not release on 94 S-10 4 cy. with air
You don't. The serpentine belt tension is automatically maintained by the tensioner pulley, which is an idler pulley located on the passenger side of the system and looks like it doesn't drive anything. If the belt tension is incorrect, the tensioner pulley must be replaced. If the question meant 'how to release tension from the belt' (for removal, etc.), this is done by applying the correct size socket wrench to the tensioner pulley's center nut and rocking the pulley away from the belt.
I used a breaker bar for the tension pulley to relieve the tension to remove the belt, I think there are three bolts that hold the tension pulley on, just remove them and reverse the procedure to install. Follow the diagram that is either on the inside of the hood or on the radiator cover on how to thread the belt back on the pulleys.