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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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 check a timing belt tensioner?

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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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How do you remove a tensioner pulley?

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How do you fix or change tensioner pulley?

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Is an idler pulley the same as a tension pulley?

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What sound does a bad tensioner pulley make?

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What does a bad tensioner pulley sound like?

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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 know if your timing chain tensioner is bad?

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pulley an belt are used in driving camshaft,alternator,water pump,air pump, compressor in a car.

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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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Click on the Related Link below and scroll down the page. There are photos of the front of a motor. The belt is a long, thin, black rubberized band -- it's one long loop. The pulleys are round. The belt is placed on top over the pulleys. One pulley can be moved a little so that the belt can be ma...

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How long does a timing chain tensioner last?

A timing chain runs inside the engine, as it needs to be lubricated by the engine oil.A timing belt typically needs to be replaced between 40,000 and 100,000 miles depending on the vehicle and it's a few hundred dollar repair.A timing chain doesn't need to be replaced unless there is a problem wi...

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You should be able to find a shop manual for this at the local library...make copies of the right pages...good luck:)

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some vehicles the interval is every 60 thousand miles while other it is now 100 thousand miles

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How do you reset the timing when replacing the belt?

Purchase the shop manual for your vehicle, it will save you money for this job and many more repairs.

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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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Replacing the timing belt is a very detailed task. It will include removing the engine. Timing belt replacement directions can be obtained from most auto-parts stores.

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

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The belt is probably glazed. Clean all the pulleys and replace the belt. Do not use a belt conditioner on a serpentine style belt.

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What causes the tensioner pulley to go bad?

There are three sources to belt tensioner failure. The first is through routine wear and tear of the drive system, which is inevitable. Other failure include failure of the pulley bearing resulting in noise, and weakening of the spring loaded assembly itself.

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How do you replace a crankshaft pulley?

remove center bolt and use the required puller

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How to Thread Pulleys Attach the pulley to a secure place. This could be a joist in a roof, in which you've screwed a hook, for example. Run your rope over the top of the first pulley after you've attached that pulley securely. Let the pulley rope go down and attach the rope to the item you...

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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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In order to replace your timing belt on your 1994 Avenger, you will need to first drain your cooling system. Remove the timing belt and mounting bolts and replace with your new belt.

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You replaced timing belt on 1999 Tahoe how do you set timing?

If you've already removed the timing cover there are markings on the top and bottom gears. Make sure they are lined up before putting the belt back on (if it has a belt) most chevys have timing chains. Anyway, once you've done that and reinstalled everything; the timing is adjusted by loosening t...

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When should I replace my belt tensioner?

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.

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How often do timing belts fail?

Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no obvious signs the timing belt is near death; it will just break.That's why highly rated auto mechanics recommend replacing it every 60,000 to 100,000 miles.Always check your owner's manual for the manufacturer's recommendations.

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How do you know if you need a timing belt changed?

check recommended mileage, DO NOT EXCEED

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How can you change timing belt on a Toyota Camry?

If you are going to do this job yourself, I would recommend purchasing a shop manual or a Chilton book for that vehicle. It will pay for itself with the first job you do.

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Could replacing a timing belt and tensioners cause one hydraulic lifter to fire itsef through the casing?

You didn't mention the year, make or engine info but yes, it could happen if the belt was not installed properly. Expensive lesson.

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How long do Gates timing belts last?

Depending on what schedule you may read, including information distributed by the manufacturers themselves, the average life span of a timing belt is between 60,000 and 105,000 miles or after 7 to 10 years regardless of mileage.

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How long do timing belts last?

The expected lifespan of your timing belt is specific to your car and engine configuration, usually between 60,000 and 100,000 miles.(You can check your owner's manual or look online for your car's service schedule.)

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

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How do you change a timing belt on a Ford Focus?

unless you are a professional you dont you just have to pay because its in your engine

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How do you change a timing belt on a 1995 Kia Sephia?

The Step by Step method is covered in your [http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_change_a_timing_belt_on_a_1995_KIA_sephia Repair Manual]. Hope This Helps.

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How do you install a timing belt on a 1992 Toyota Camry?

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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 tighten an aerial on a Nissan Qashqai?

Jennifer,I was thinking the same thing wihnisg I could like the posts and comments on this blog. It gives me hope to read this when I feel like we are bombarded with so much bigotry and close-mindedness. There are more empathetic people out there than we realize.Libby

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Can you replace a timing belt with a timing chain?

Would have to change pulleys for sprockets

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How do you replace a timing belt on a 2.4 Mitsubishi Eagle Summit?

Begin by removing all of the pulleys from the front of the engine. Remove the front engine cover. Remove the timing belt. Reverse the process to install the new timing belt.

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