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Cant seem to tighten the fan belt or the onein front of it?

Tryed to tighten the bolts over the tencheners but it dident help.

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  • mikedjb Jan 08, 2009

    i have them on right.im sure, when i tighten down on the tenchenes they dont seem to be moveing

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Are you sure you are putting the belt on right? there may be a pully ur missing that the belt has to go around.

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prev.gif next.gif Timing Belt Removal & Installation SOHC To Remove:
  1. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  2. Remove fresh air duct.
  3. Drain engine coolant into an appropriate container and retighten radiator drain plug.
  4. Remove upper radiator hose.
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  6. Remove 5 cooling fan shroud bolts.
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  15. Remove alternator belt.
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NOTE: The arrow at "2" on camshaft pulley must be aligned with timing mark on front housing.
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  1. Install timing belt with minimal slack from timing belt pulley to water pump and from water pump to camshaft pulley.
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Cant seem to get my Belt tencheners to move?


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If you look at the tensioner pulley, there is a stud on which the pulley rides, and then a large washer and a nut (which holds it on). The nut must be loosened just a bit (not so loose as to allow alot of play in the mounting) but just loose enough to allow movement - then you can turn the adjustment bolt Clockwise(CW) tighten - or Counter-CW to loosen - but leave it just a bit shy of tight, then as you tighten the nut, the pulley will straighten and tighten a bit more. I hope this is what you are referring to. Hope it helps! DD

Jan 08, 2009 | 1997 Nissan Pathfinder

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Cant seem to tighten the fan belt or the one in front of it


You have a Bad Tensioner. Replace it and it will tighten.

Jan 08, 2009 | 1997 Nissan Pathfinder

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