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2001 mazda protege power steering belt replacement

I am trying to loosen the tension bolts on the underside of the PS pump. The hardest part seems to be loosening the bolt that goes thru the slotted tension bracket. It appears to be a 14mm bolt and I cannot seem to get it to budge, I am wondering if it is "left hand" thread?

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You've got to loosen the mounting bolt first, which is located behind the pulley itself. Rotate the pulley until the large opening allows access to the bolt, then use a socket with a narrow head to turn the bolt, just until it starts to turn freely.
Then there are two locknuts on the adjuster; one right near the mounting bolt and one underneath towards the middle of the pump. Loosen both of those, and then *finally* you'll be able to turn the adjusting bolt that faces the front end of the car on the end of the adjuster arm. It's a long bolt; just keep turning that thing until the belt loosens enough to come off the pulley.
Best of luck!

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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Hi triple b,

The tensioner is loosened with a slow application of force. No prybar necessary.

  • Get a 14mm or 9/16" socket and a long handled ratchet or breaker bar.
  • Get the belt around all the pulleys except the A/C compressor or Alternator.
  • The tensioner pulley is on a spring loaded arm. Get your socket on the center nut of this pulley.
  • Slowly pull the ratchet toward the center of the engine. The pulley will pivot on the arm allowing you to get the belt on the final pulley.
  • Slowly release the tension.
  • You're done
Mike

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

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SOURCE: replacing hydraulic master cylinder in a 1997 mazda protege

there is nothing to loosen on the inside, just the lines and bolts on the outside. It just has a rod that fits between it and the pedal.

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SOURCE: 1994 mazda protege alternator belt

LOOSEN BOTTOM NUT ON POWER STEERING PUMP THEN REMOVE BELT

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Which bolts on the altenator and power steering

I don`t know that there is a bolt to loosen the belt tension.There should be a automatic tensioner that you pull back and hold to remove the belt.

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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How to replace the power steering belt on a 4g13



ADJUSTMENT

Excessive belt tension will cause damage to the alternator and water pump pulley bearings, while, on the other hand, loose belt tension will produce slip and premature wear on the belt. Therefore, be sure to adjust the belt tension to the proper level.
To adjust the tension on a drive belt, loosen the adjusting bolt or fixing bolt locknut on the alternator, alternator bracket or tension pulley. Then move the alternator or turn the adjusting bolt to adjust belt tension. Once the desired value is reached, secure the bolt or locknut and recheck tension.


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

1.5L, 1.6L, 1.8L, 2.0L and 2.4L Engines


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Fig. Accessory V-belt routing-Mitsubishi 1.5L, 1.6L, 1.8L, 2.0L and 2.4L engines
Alternator Belt


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Fig. Loosen the adjuster lock bolt . . .


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Fig. . . . then remove the alternator belt from the engine

  1. Loosen the alternator support nut.
  2. Loosen the adjuster lock bolt.
  3. Rotate the adjuster bolt counter clockwise to release the tension on the belt.
  4. Remove the belt.

To install:
  1. Install the belt on the pulleys.
  2. Rotate the adjuster bolt clockwise until the proper tension is reached.
  3. Tighten the adjuster lock bolt and the alternator support nut.

POWER STEERING BELT


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Fig. After the adjusting and fixed bolts are loosened, rotate the pump . . .


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Fig. . . . then remove the power steering belt from the engine

  1. Remove the alternator belt as described above.
  2. Loosen the power steering pump adjusting bolts.
  3. Remove the power steering pump fixed bolt on the rear of the bracket.
  4. Rotate the pump toward the engine and remove the belt.

To install:
  1. Install the belt on the pulleys.
  2. Rotate the pump until the proper tension is reached.
  3. Tighten the adjusting bolts on the pump.
  4. Tighten the fixed bolt on the rear of the bracket.
  5. Install the alternator belt.

A/C COMPRESSOR BELT
  1. Loosen the tension pulley and remove the belt.
  2. The installation is the reverse of the removal.

3.0L DOHC, 3.0L SOHC Galant, and 3.5L Engines


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Fig. Serpentine belt routing-Mitsubishi 3.0L engines (except 1998-00 Galant models)


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Fig. Accessory V-belt routing-Mitsubishi 3.5L and 1998-00 3.0L SOHC Galant engines
ALTERNATOR AND A/C COMPRESSOR

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.


CAUTION Wait at least 90 seconds after the negative battery cable is disconnected to prevent possible deployment of the air bag.
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle and remove the front undercover.
  2. Loosen the tension pulley fixing nut and relieve the tension on the belt by turning the adjusting bolt.
  3. Remove the belt.

To install:
  1. Install the belt on the crankshaft and alternator pulleys.
  2. Using the adjusting bolt on the tensioner, tighten the belt to the desired tension.
  3. Tighten the fixing nut to hold the adjustment.
  4. Install the undercover and lower the vehicle to the floor.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.

POWER STEERING BELT
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.


CAUTION Wait at least 90 seconds after the negative battery cable is disconnected to prevent possible deployment of the air bag.
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle and remove the undercover.
  2. Remove the alternator and A/C compressor belt.
  3. Lower the vehicle and remove the cruise control pump link assembly.
  4. Place the power steering hose under the oil reservoir.
  5. Loosen the tension pulley fixing bolts and remove the power steering pump drive belt.

To install:
  1. Install the power steering pump drive belt.
  2. Insert an extension bar or equivalent into the opening at the end of the tension pulley bracket and pivot the pulley to apply tension to the belt.
  3. Tighten the fixing bolts.
  4. Raise the vehicle and install the alternator and A/C compressor belt.
  5. Install the undercover and lower the vehicle.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.

3.0L SOHC Diamante
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Loosen the lockbolt on the face of the A/C tensioner pulley.
  3. Turn the adjusting bolt of the A/C tensioner pulley to loosen the tension of the A/C belt.
  4. Remove the A/C compressor belt.
  5. Loosen the locknut on the face of the power steering/alternator tensioner pulley.
  6. Turn the adjusting bolt of the tensioner pulley to loosen the tension of the belt.
  7. Remove the power steering/alternator belt.

To install:
  1. Install the power steering/alternator belt first and then the A/C compressor drive belt.
  2. Adjust the belts to the proper tension by turning the adjusting bolts and tighten pulley fixing nut/bolt.
  3. Tighten the mounting nut of the power steering/alternator tensioner pulley to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).

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Replacing a alternator belt on a 2002 kia spectra.... another belt in the way cant find what loosens the belt


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1.8L Engine
A/C Compressor-Power Steering Pump Belt


NOTE Refer to the accompanying illustration for bolt and nut locations.

  1. Loosen bolt A , nut B and nut C
  2. Loosen tension adjusting bolt D
  3. Remove the drive belt

To install:

Route the belt over the pulleys.
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Fig. Removing the A/C and P/S pump belt-1.8L engine


  1. Tighten bolt A and nuts B and C, as follows:
    1. Bolt A: 27-39 ft. lbs. (37-53 Nm)
    2. Nut B: 14-19 ft. lbs. (19-25 Nm)
    3. Nut C: 24-34 ft. lbs. (32-46 Nm)

  2. Check the belt tension and adjust as necessary.

Alternator Belt
  1. Remove the A/C and power steering pump belt, if equipped.
  2. Loosen the alternator mounting bolt and adjusting bolt.
  3. Remove the alternator belt.
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Fig. Alternator belt-1.8L engine



To install:

  1. Install the alternator belt and adjust, as outlined earlier.
  2. Tighten the bolts, as follows:
    1. Mounting bolt: 27-38 ft. lbs. (37-52 Nm)
    2. Adjusting bolt: 14-18 ft. lbs. (19-26 Nm)

  3. Install the A/C and power steering pump belt, if equipped.
  4. Check the belt tension and adjust as necessary.

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How to remove a/c belt on a 2000 mazda protege


pretty easy, loosen the power steering on top and bottom, then there is a long bolt sideways on top of p/s pumy crank it in or out whichever loosens replace belt and repeat opposite steps to tighten

Feb 27, 2011 | 2000 Mazda Protege

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Where's the belt tensioner for a Mazda Protege 2000? I have a squeak when I turn on the heater. Fan belt needs tightening I'm guessing.


If it's the same as my sister's 2002, there are two belts. The tensioner for the outer belt is on the front, under the power steering pump or ac compressor(cant remember which is on the front there). Loosen the one that locks it in place, and the pivot point bolt on top, then the long one can be turned to adjust tension. All 3 of those bolts are 14mm heads. For the inner belt, it's a pain. It is in the rear, under the alternator. 12 mm for that tensioner and lock out bolt.

Dec 10, 2010 | 2000 Mazda Protege

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How do i replace a water pump on a 1994 mazda protege


1.u need to jack the car up so u can take the passenger tire off. align the crank timing mark to top dead center with the front timing belt cover. 2. u need to loosen the crank bolt with am impact wrench, or secure the flywheel and lossen the crank bolt .3. u need a 10mm short 1/4 inch socket/or wrench inch to loosen the (4) water pump nuts. 4. i now recommend u loosen the alternator, u do not need to remove it. 5. if u have air-conditioning..i suggest u leave it on. remove the belt 6. powersteering can be loosened as well, 7. once u remove the crank pulley..u can take the 10 mm blots out of the timing belt/water pump covers.u will also need to support the engine(under the oli pan is ok) and remove the upper passenger side motor mount. 8. u will now see the timing belt. u need to remove it by loosening the tension pulley (14 mmm bolt) .u should make sure the crank is tdc. but u just need to make sure that when u re-install the new timing belt(whichu better do when u do a water pump)...,make sure the exhaust and intake cam shaft pulleys are aligned.(exhaust pulley is front side of car, intake is rear.)(e-for exhaust,i -for intake....they're aligned at center of each other (center of engine)now i must take a pee,brb in a minute. remove timing belt now 9. remove (5) 12 mm bolts from water pump. clean surface. 10. re-install in complete reverse order.i do recommend u use a black rtv gasket sealer on ur water pump gasket.(screw manufacturers statements on this use). tart with taking your two belts off, remove motor mount, remove power steering pump, crank pulley,next remove timing belt covers along with tensioners. Remove valve cover. timing belt tensioner, now you have access to the water pump. remember your timing marks before you remove. When installing timing belt hold camshaffts with vise grips to align. installation opposite of removal.



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How do you change an alternator belt on a 2001 mazda protege


1.6L (Zm) Engine Refer to the illustration for component location.
  1. Loosen mounting bolts A, B and C.
  2. Loosen the adjusting bolt D and remove the belt.
To install:
  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2. Tighten mounting bolts A, B and C.
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Location of the alternator mounting bolts and adjuster bolt D–Protégé 1.6L (ZM) engine


2.0L (Fs) Engine Refer to the illustration for component location.
  1. Loosen mounting bolt A and B.
  2. Loosen the adjusting bolt C and remove the belt.
To install:
  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2. Adjust the belt deflection or tension by turning the adjusting bolt C.
  3. Tighten mounting bolt A and B.
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Alternator belt tension adjuster bolt (C)–Protégé 2.0 L (FS) engine

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Which bolts on the altenator and power steering pump need to be loosened to release the belts on a 2003 Mazda Protege?


I don`t know that there is a bolt to loosen the belt tension.There should be a automatic tensioner that you pull back and hold to remove the belt.

Oct 16, 2009 | 2003 Mazda Protege

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How do you replace the alternator belt on a 1993 mazda protege? Do you have to remove the outside belt? If so how is that belt removed?


JUST LOOSEN THE BOLTS OF THE POWER STEERING PUMP TAKE OUT THE BELT FOR THE PUMP THEN REPLACE THE ALTERNATOR BELT AND STEERING PUMP.

Jul 28, 2009 | 1993 Mazda Protege

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1994 mazda protege alternator belt


LOOSEN BOTTOM NUT ON POWER STEERING PUMP THEN REMOVE BELT

Jul 17, 2009 | 1994 Mazda Protege

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