How do you adjust the tension on a V belt?

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How do you adjust a timing belt tensioner?

To even out the tension in the belt, use a spanner or socket wrench on the crankshaft-pulley bolt and turn the crankshaft two full turns clockwise.Tighten the locking bolt first to hold the tensioner in its new position.Tighten the pivot-spring bolt, which has a precise torque setting.

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How do you release the belt tension at the tensioner?

There are two types of tensioners, spring tension, and bolt adjusted tension.spring tensioners, place the appropriate sized wrench on the nut in the middle of the pulley and turn clockwise, the wrench will give you ample leverage to pull back the arm with ease.Bolt adjusted, you will need to loca...

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Can a belt tensioner be adjusted?

There are a few different ways to adjust the drive belt or V-belt tension in a vehicle.These serpentine belts require no tension adjustment as they incorporate an automatic belt tensioner.This type of tensioner has an internal pre-set spring and applies the correct amount of tension to the belt.

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How do you set serpentine belt tension on a Chrysler?

The tension on a serpentine belt is automatically set by the Idler Tension Pulley. If you find it is not correctly setting the tension, the the spring may be broken.

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How do you change a tensioner belt?

We need to know the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle then we need to know if you want to change the belt tensioner or the belt or both.

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How do I adjust the tension on my windshield wipers?

How do I Adjust Tension on Windshield Wipers? Turn your car ignition to the "On" position, without starting the engine.Turn on the windshield wipers and then stop them in the "Park" position, the lowest part of the wipe pattern.Manually lift one of the wiper blades off the windshield, then re...

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How do you loosen a belt tensioner?

Snap a long-handled ratchet or a serpentine belt tool into the square 1/2-in.-drive or 3/8-in.-drive opening.Or use a socket on the hex-shaped protruding nut.Slowly rotate the tensioner arm as far as it will turn.Then release the tension.

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How do you release Fan Belt tensioner On Peugeot 206?

Use a 3/8"extension bar to lever the tensioner ( there is a corresponding whole in the bracket that the tensioner pivots on).To hold it in position theres a whole where you can inset a bolt.

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How do you loosen the tensioner pulley to change the belt on a 1997 ford F150?

It's spring loaded, use a wrench or socket to move it. If it's really stuck it may be seized.

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How do you tighten a timing belt tensioner pulley?

To even out the tension in the belt, use a spanner or socket wrench on the crankshaft-pulley bolt and turn the crankshaft two full turns clockwise.Tighten the locking bolt first to hold the tensioner in its new position.Tighten the pivot-spring bolt, which has a precise torque setting.

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How do you loosen the belt tensioner on a 2003 excursion 6.0 PS?

Use a 1/2" or 3/8' breaker bar to hold belt tensioner open

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How do you adjust serpentene belt on sebring coupe?

it should have an atomatic adjuster your belt is probaly worn out

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How do you check a timing belt tensioner?

Listen.A bad tensioner will usually be accompanied by noise.This noise could be some type of squealing or rattling coming from the timing cover area.Also, when your timing belt is loose, it will cause some drivability issues usually under high load or high rpm.

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How do you loosen a trailblazer drive belt tensioner?

The easiest way to loosen the tensioner is to use an automatic belt tensioner. This can be used on a serpentine belt which is connected to every pulley on the engine.belt.

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How do you loosen tension on drive belt fo the alternator?

There is an automatic tensioner that keeps tension on the belt. THere should be a label in the engine compartment somewhere giving you a diagram of the path of the belt and showing where the tensioner is and which way it turns to loosen the tension. On the 1995 GMC Sierra that I just worked on, I...

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How do you adjust your safety belt?

wrap tightly around your neck, buckle up, drive 55 mph, then slam on the brakes as hard as you can!! hope this helps!!

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How do you adjust clutch pedal on 2003 silverado with v-6 engine?

Find the clutch fluid reservoir and take its cap off. Look under the dashboard to locate the stop-nut. Loosen the nut and set the pedal where you want it to be. Tighten the stop-nut and test the clutch pedal.

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How long should a belt tensioner last?

It should be noted that the drive belt itself will most likely need replacing before the tensioner does.Drive belts typically last anywhere between 40,000 and 70,000 miles.There aren't a lot of warning signs that a drive belt tensioner has hit the end of its lifespan, in fact there is really only...

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How do you adjust serpentine belt on a 1999 Holden jackaroo?

On all U.S. vehicles that use A single serpentene the belt has an automatic tensioner. I suspect that your can does too. It could be stuck.

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How do you get the tensioner to move on 1988 caravan to replace serpentine belt having a diffucut time trying to get belt on?

You don't mention which engine but on my 90 3.3 I put a wrench on it and just move it. It's kinda hard.

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How do you eat the tensioner on a 2000 voyager?

With a little salt and pepper.

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How do you release the tensioner to put belt back around the alternator?

This is easiest done with 2 people. Put the belt around everything but the alternator. On the tensioner pulley or the base of it, there should be a box or something that will fit a wrench. Get that wrench, and another of a similar size (you will probably have to do the 2 wrench trick to extend yo...

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How do you adjust a clutch Yamaha 2005 v star classic?

To adjust a clutch on a 2005 Yamaha V Star Classic, pull the clutch lever slightly and loosen the large lock nut on the cable adjuster. Twist the cable clockwise and adjust the cable's tension until there is only 1/8 inch of free play at the clutch lever.ÊÊÊ

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Can a belt tensioner overheat?

If the bearing for the pulley is failing the assembly could get hot and seize up.The bearings in the pulley can.Yes belt tensioners can overheat, especially if the belt is worn or new and slightly out of line. Fortunately most of them have very common bearings and any commercial bearing shop can ...

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How long does a belt tensioner last?

It should be noted that the drive belt itself will most likely need replacing before the tensioner does.Drive belts typically last anywhere between 40,000 and 70,000 miles.There aren't a lot of warning signs that a drive belt tensioner has hit the end of its lifespan, in fact there is really only...

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How do i adjusting the belts on a 95 Isuzu Rodeo?

You could start by learning how to properly speak the English language instead of butchering it.

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How do you adjust height adjusters on the headlamps?

there is a special screw above the headlamp to do this

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What is a belt tensioner?

it is a spring loaded pulley that keeps a constant pressure on the belt

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Auto belt tensioner how to install?

Put tensioner in vise careful not to damage it, squash the pin back inside and align hole, put a paper clip into it...reinstall w/ new belt and remove paper clip ....and tension is on belt and ready for service.The paper doesn't work need steel pin long enought that you can pull out after belt in...

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How do i now the Timing belt tension on a escort rs turbo 1989 with out the right tool?

I would just buy the proper tool. If the belt jumps a tooth because it's to slack or breaks because it's to tight, it will cost you a darn lot more than the tool.

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How do you replace an automatic belt tensioner on a '91 sable Pcv valve tie rod fram air filter?

You need a repair manual. Purchase one at most auto parts stores.

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Serpentine belt rides off tensioner pulley. this pully looks out of line where do i adjust it?

It more than likely needs new bearings. That is why it is out of line, unless the vehicle has been in an accident. Remove the belt, and remove the tensioner idler pulley and repair it.

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How do I know if my belt tensioner is bad?

Grinding or squeaking noise from the belts or tensioner The most common symptom of a bad or failing drive belt tensioner is noise from the belts or tensioner.If the tensioner is loose the belts may squeak or squeal, especially when the engine is first started.

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How do you adjust the bands on a th400 transmission?

they are not maintenance adjustable on the th400

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How do you adjust the clutch on a Eaton Fuller?

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How do you adjust the idle on a TBI 350?

Unplug the IAC valve located on the passenger side, rear of the throttle body.Start the engine.Insert a T-30 size Torx driver into the Idle adjustment screw that is located behind the plug removed earlier.Turn the screw to adjust the idle speed to 650 RPM +/- 50 RPM.

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How much does it cost to replace a belt tensioner?

Know what price you should pay to get your vehicle fixed.The average cost for a drive belt tensioner replacement is between $209 and $239.Labor costs are estimated between $73 and $94 while parts are priced between $136 and $145.Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

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How do you adjust the headlights on a 2001 echo?

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How do you adjust the float on a Mikuni carburetor?

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How do you adjust the seat on a car?

There should be a lever at the front of the seat just under your legs. This will allow you to move the seat forward or back. On cars that have reclining seats the control for reclining is on the door side of the seat where the back rest meets the seat bottom.

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How do you adjust the carburetor on a Tecumseh engine?

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How do you adjust the timing on a distributor?

Adjust while the engine is at idle speed.Grab the distributor firmly and rotate it slowly to one side or the other.Continue rotating until the timing mark is in the correct position.Align the timing marks by continuing to move the distributor and checking with your timing light.

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How do you adjust the governor on a go kart?

How to Adjust the Mechanical Governor on a Go-Kart Loosen a clamp bolt or nut that secures the governor lever to the governor crank with a metric wrench.Rotate the throttle plate clockwise by hand until it stops. Hold the plate in this position with one hand.Attach a metric nut driver onto th...

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How do you adjust the bunks on a boat trailer?

Your boat will rest on the bunks while you adjust the keel roller, so no further adjustment of the bunks is necessary.Adjust the bunks if your boat is setting on the keel, but is "tipsy" on the trailer.Use your adjustable wrench to loosen the bolts that hold the bunk supports in place on the trai...

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How do you adjust the throttle on a pw50?

Start the engine and allow it to warm up for three minutes.Locate the smaller idle-adjustment screw and the larger fuel-air adjustment screw at the right side of the carburetor.Turn the idle-adjustment screw to the right one full turn with a screwdriver.

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How do you adjust the parking brake on a hill?

To set the parking brake, pull up on the lever.To release the parking brake, press the button on the end of the brake handle and lower the lever.In some vehicles, the parking brake will be a foot pedal located on the far left side of the driver's pedal area.To set the brake, push firmly on the pe...

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How do you tighten a Fan belt on a 3 Ton Dump Truck. Do you adjust the water pump or the Alternator to tighten it?

Alternator would have to be tightened if it is an older vehicle that allows you to do so.

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How tight should V belt?

The belt should have no more than a 1/2 inch of slack to be properly tensioned.Adjust the belt as needed from the adjustment bolt until the slack in the belt is no more than a 1/2 inch.

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How do you change a 2004 kia optima v 6 timing belt?

with a little help from above.

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Is a belt tensioner supposed to move?

Appearance: Move the tensioner arm (tensioner being mounted on the engine) through its entire range of motion with a wrench.There should be resistance to this movement.If there is none, the spring has lost its force.Other indicators are belt squeal from slippage, or loss of rotation of a belt-dri...

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What is the belt tensioner purpose?

To keep tension on the belt so as not to slip.

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How do you loosen a tensioner pulley?

If equipped with a tensioner screw, back off the tensioner screw.Then, push the alternator toward the other pulleys, loosening the belt.To loosen an NAI tensioner, loosen the locking nut or bolt, then back off the tensioner screw.Push the pulley toward the other pulleys or accessories, loosening ...

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Where is the tensioner pulley to tighten the serpentine belt on a 2000 Chevy Silverado?

If you're standing at the front of the truck and looking into the engine compartment the tension pulley is on the left side about half way down.

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What are the symptoms of a bad belt tensioner?

Some of the more common symptoms of a failing or bad belt tensioner include the following. Squeaking or Grinding Noise. Unusual Belt Wear. Failure of the Belt-driven Accessories to Operate. Bleeding Rust and Presence of Cracks. Excessive Wear of Pulley Bearing. Visible Signs of Pulley Wear.

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What are the signs of a bad belt tensioner?

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Drive Belt Tensioner Grinding or squeaking noise from the belts or tensioner. The most common symptom of a bad or failing drive belt tensioner is noise from the belts or tensioner. Unusual belt wear. Another symptom of a potential problem with the drive belt tens...

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How do you adjust a clutch on a car?

The first step is to loosen the locknut and adjuster nut slightly.Next pull up on the clutch cable and make sure the locknut and adjuster can be turned by hand.Step 2: Adjust the clutch lever.Now that the adjustment nut and locknut are loose, pull up on the clutch cable again.

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Where do you find belt tensioner tool for a 2003 pantiac vibe?

Assuming you're asking about the serpentine belt, you cannot adjust the tension. If the belt is too loose it's either because it needs to be replaced or the belt tensioner needs to be replaced.

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How do you remove a tensioner pulley?

How to Remove the Bolt From a Tensioner Pulley Open the hood of your vehicle.Locate the tensioner pulley. The tensioner pulley has a smooth surface that the top of the belt -- the side with no grooves -- rides on. Put a socket on the bolt and turn the bolt counterclockwise to break it loose.

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How do you adjust lifters on 5.7?

I'm assuming the 5.7 your asking about is a 350 Chevy. It's not very easy to do. There are two ways. The first way is to remove the valve cover. they make a tool that you can clip on the top of the rocker arms to stop the oil from splasking everywhere. You will need a ratchet with a 5/8" deep bar...

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All the 289 ford engines I have worked on have hydraulic lifters and are not adjustable.However on the older ones that have pressed in rocker arm studs they have been known to back out of the head and cause problems.

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How do you fix hood latch and properly adjust tension bars that help keep the hood open on my 1997 Ford Explorer XLT?

The hood struts (aka lift supports) are shot. There is no tension adjustment. Your local auto parts store will sell you new struts for that vehicle for aprox $25 each. Just replace them and the hood will stay open for you.

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Where is the serpentine belt tensioner on a 2.4 liter Dodge Stratus?

On my 2004, there are 2. Check the diagram on the fender well or near the radiator. It shows all the pulleys the belt goes around, including the tensioners.

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adjustment screw is between throttlre linkage and carb body on the right side of the carb as you stand at the front of the car looking at the carb

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Need to know the model. The 379 and 387 (just two examples) will differ.

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you don't adjust, you replace

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How do you adjust the governor on an air compressor?

The adjustment is touchy and to increase unloading pressure you turn the screw clockwise and counter clockwise to reduce pressure.When the air compressor reaches it's limit the governor is there to unload it preventing air pressure from building too high.

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The 1 bbl carb has 2 adjustments. The one by the accelerator linkage is for the idle control. The small one on the base plate is for air fuel adjustment. With the engine off turn the air fuel adjustment screw in until it stops. Do not tighten it only until it stops. Then back it out 1 to 1 and 1/...

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How do you change the lower timing tensioner on a 1997 200sx 1.6?

Remove the center retaining nut on the tensioner. You will need to use something to jam the pulley, so it will not turn.

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Track rod ends should only be adjusted in conjunction with a realignment machine, but if you want to do it anyways.........Find the track rod end, the piece that is attached to the wheel end and the steering rack, it has 2 flats (one either side) on the ball joint end, and a nut locked down onto ...

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You can disable the seatbelt warning chime, in your Honda CRV, by removing the fuse. The fuse can be found in the fuse box in the engine compartment.

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What if you have dismantled the tension-er How do you get it back together?

you will need to loosen the bolt that hold the tensioneer back a little to slide it down so you can reach all belts around pulley. reverse the procedure after belts is on then use the ratchet or pry bar to thighten. good luck

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What does a bad belt tensioner sound like?

Grinding or squeaking noise from the belts or tensioner The most common symptom of a bad or failing drive belt tensioner is noise from the belts or tensioner.If the tensioner is loose the belts may squeak or squeal, especially when the engine is first started.

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You install a ac compressor and not take any tension and now the belt want fix?

Is the belt routed correctly? your local auto parts store could help with routing diagrams.

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How do you adjust the radio on a 1995 blazerthe radio turns on but no sound?

There are a couple of possibilities of what is wrong with your radio, but I doubt it needs any "adjustment":First, if the Power button and Volume knob are separate, it is possible that your power button is function, but your volume knob is broken, if so, chances are you would have to take it to a...

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How do you check a car V?

By V, I take it you mean Voltage. Symbol for Electromotive force.Or Potential difference in Electromotive Force. Find battery. Using a Volt/Ohm Meter,that you can get from anywhere basically,walmart,lowes,autozone,to name a few.Just make sure it says DC on scale,as that is for Direct Current,what...

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It really depends on the model of the fifthwheel. All of the maintenance procedures are online and free. you must know the manufacturer and model of the fifth wheel. Examples of common manufacturers are, Fontaine, Holland/Simplex/ASF, Jost. You will need a 2" kingpin to properly adjust it. Be ver...

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Is the timing belt tensioner hydraulic on the fiesta 1.4 tdci?

Yes, the timing belt tensioner is hydraulic on the Fiesta 1.4 TDCi. Its construction ensures strength, chemical and thermal resistance for longer life.

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We are installing a tension pulley and the belt is to tight how do we lossin it?

I don't know what car you are working on but usually there is a bolt that the pulley arm pivots on and another that will tighten and hold it in place. Look for that second bolt.

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When should the timing belt be changed on a 2.4 V Tech 2003 Honda Accord?

The 2003 Honda 2.4 uses a timing chain. The timing chain will last the life of the engine.

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How do I know if my timing belt tensioner is bad?

Listen.A bad tensioner will usually be accompanied by noise.This noise could be some type of squealing or rattling coming from the timing cover area.Also, when your timing belt is loose, it will cause some drivability issues usually under high load or high rpm.

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How do you adjust the lifters?

Loosen the adjusting nut slightly until lash can be felt in the rocker arm.While spinning the pushrod with your fingers tighten the adjusting nut—when a slight resistance is felt the valve is at zero lash, or the point where all the slack is removed.

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How do the rear breaks adjust on a 2000 hyundia adjust themselvs?

Most are self-adjusting Try backing up and stopping vehicle using the parking brake 3-4 times

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How do you raise mpg on v 10 using acetone?

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How do you know if the tensioner got problem?

One way you can tell is if there is a knocking noise or rattling noise when you start the car. Also, the belt may keep making the noise until you accelerate over about 2500 rpm...depending on the vehicle. Check to make sure the belts arent too tight or too lose. If all else fails the best thing t...

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How do you set a timing chain tensioner on a 2001 vw jetta?

chcek out your loacl partshouse and get a timing book

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You will need to be more specific as to the year, make and model of truck you are referring. We will need to know this in order to give you the proper answer.

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How do you change a belt on a buell firebolt?

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How do you loosen the belt on the air conditioner?

Only older V-belts can be loosened. First loosen the lock bolt. Now, turn the tensioner bolt counter clockwise. When proper tension has been reach, re-tighten the lock bolt. On newer cars with an automatic tensioner, the tension will be correct unless the spring in the tensioner is broken. That w...

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How do you losen the tensioning pulley Ford Focus?

You don't loosen it, you pry it back to remove tension.

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How do you adjust timing on 1992 caprice 5.0?

it is the same as adjusting the timing on a small block chevrolet. you will need a timing light and misc tools to perform this task. if you lack fundamental auto knowledge I recommend that you acquire a manual for this task. basically attach timing light, disable computer aided timing control, tu...

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You don't. If you have valve train clatter, you have worn valve train parts.

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Place the vehicle on level ground and chock 1 tire on both sides to prevent it for rolling either direction. Place the shifter in N. From under the vehicle with a 15mm wrench carefully loosen the adjusting nut. The rooster cone inside the transmission should now cause it to shift completely into ...

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how do I adjust headlights

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First you need a back window. Second You Need a 1999 Silverado. Third you will need tools to adjust it.

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If it has EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection) there is no idle speed adjustment. The idle speed is adjusted electronically.

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1997 chevy 3500 has play in steering,replaced bushings on sway arm,do not feel play in pitman arms what might be problem

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