on a 96 (3.1 V6) it's a side mount it is on the passenger side of the car on the side of the engine, very close to the fender. the tensioner wheel will accept either an open end wrench or a 1/2 inch or larger pull bar. You will need a pull bar to change the tensioner or the belt, you can rent them from many autoparts stores.
Put the new serpentine belt on to your 1992 Chevy Corsica pulleys. Push the tensioner pulley to the left to tighten the serpentine belt.
how do you install a serpentine belt on a 1996 corsica?
Loosen the tensioner pulley on your 1988 Chevrolet Corsica. When the tensioner pulley is loose the serpentine belt will easily come off. Put the new serpentine belt on and tighten the tensioner pulley.
i assume you mean new belt you need to remove upper motor mount to remove belt and pull tensioner up to release tension
there is no way to tighten your belt it has an automatic belt tensioner if it is making noise it may be the tensioner or the belt also check to see if it routed correctly
The belt tensioner on a 91 Corsica 2.2L with an aftermarket AC is replaced by loosening the retaining bolt and pushing the tensioner to the side. The belt can then be taken off, the tensioner removed, and a new one bolted into position.
Usualy the tensioner or idler pulley is spring loaded and can be pulled backwards allowing enough slack for the belt to slip on easily On a 1992-1996 Beretta/Corsica, the upper engine mount needs to be removed in order to remove/replace the serpentine belt. Replace the belt, and reinstall the engine mount.
Turn the Tensioner bolt clockwise (to the right)and the tensioner itself will move causing slack in the belt.
You can adjust the belt tensioner by loosening the tensioner bolt. When the tensioner bolt is loose the tensioner pulley can move back and fourth.
There is no adjustment on the spring / Tensioner. You either have the wrong belt are the tensioner itself is bad. Replace tensioner are belt.
Take a breaker bar/ ratchet and put pressure against the belt tensioner which is spring loaded( located near the top of the belt path ; has a pulley attached to it). Once the tensioner has been relaxed the belt just slips off. Pay attention to the belt routing before you remove the old belt.
if your belt is loose, the tensioner probably needs replacing. the tensioner is the mechanism that keeps the belt tight.
How long will it take to replace a belt tensioner unit and serpentine belt in a lexus 1996 sc300?
If this Pontiac Tempest is the same car as a Chevy Corsica, and it has a v-6, it should be automaticly tightened. If it wont tighten, you might check to see if it has the right belt, If it is the right belt, it could be the automatic belt tensioner.
It will take an experience mechanic approximately 8 hours to replace the timing belt in your 1992 Chevy Corsica. The 1992 Chevy Corsica does not have each timing chain, it has a timing belt.
The system should have an automatic belt tensioner. If the belt is loose the tensioner must be shot. The tensioner is available from your local auto parts store.
Near the top of the serpentine belt path is a belt tensioner; it is spring loaded and has a shinney pulley on it. Insert a wrench into this tensioner and pull against it and the tension will be released so you can replace your belt. I am assuming your question is about the serpentine belt.
Remove the belt, Remove one bolt out of the fulcrum part of the tensioner and remove the tensioner; reverse the precedure.
Remove surpentine belt,then take out bolt that goes through tensioner to engine.
I think it has a serpentine belt,at least mine does You can put a 15mm wrench on the tensioner and pull it toward you, the belt will slide right off.
Go to your belt tensioner, on the outside of the belt tensioner in a square hole. Insert your regular 3/8 ratchet in that hole and pull back the tensioner until you can get your belt off. Be sure to follow the drawing on your car to reinstall correctly. I usually draw one myself. Since you are there you may want to replace your belt tensioner if you have not done it in a while. It is held on by one bolt right thru the center of the base. 10 minutes tops. good luck.
If it is a serpentine belt you replace the tensioner pulley
To get the belt off, you have to put a breaker bar into the square hole in the tensioner, and either pull up or down. The tensioner spring is what tighten's the belt. It is just three bolts then to get the tensioner off.
Remove serpentine belt. Remove alternator. The bolts that hold the tensioner on are under the alternator.