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Replacing the Drive belt on 2003 Toyota 4runner.

2003 Toyota 4runner drive belt tension. Can't locate a way to tension the belt?

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    How do you tension the drive belt?

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It uses a spring loaded tensioner. Its not adjustable.

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WHERE IS THE SERPENTINE BELT LOCATED ON A 2003 HYUNDAI SONATA


Vehicles Covered: Hyundai Sonata 2002-2004 (2.4L & 2.7L Engines)

In 2003, Hyundai produced two types of Sonata:
Available engines:
4 Cylinders 2.4L VIN "S", MFI DOHC - see Figures 1 and 3.
6 Cylinders 2.7L VIN "H", MFI DOHC - see Figures 2 and 3.

To differentiate between these types of 2003 Hyundai Sonatas, the VIN 8th digit (Engine Type) will either be "S" or "H" as in the table above.

To locate the Engine drive belt, jack up the vehicle & place it onto jack stands, then slide under the car (toss a cardboard mat down first), then, once under the car, remove the (plastic) engine splash shield. Once removed, the drive & accessory belts are easily observed.

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Fig. 1 Accessory Drive Belt Routing 2.4L (4 cyl) Engine - Hyundai Sonata
The "COMPRESSOR" refers to the A/C compressor, and "GENERATOR" refers to the Alternator.


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Fig. 2 Accessory Drive Belt Routing 2.7L (6 cyl) Engine - Hyundai Sonata
The Belt Routing on the Left is "With A/C", on the Right is "without A/C"

Inspection - Drivebelt and Accessory Belts

Inspect the drive belt for signs of glazing or cracking. A glazed belt will be perfectly smooth from slippage, while a good belt will have a slight texture of fabric visible. Cracks will usually start at the inner edge of the belt and run outward. Worn or damaged drive belts should be replaced.

Drivebelt Removal & Installation - 2003 Sonata (2.4L and 2.7L engines)

Raise and support the vehicle.
Remove the engine splash shield.
Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise to release the drive belt tension.
Remove the drive belt from the alternator.
Slowly release the drive belt tensioner.
Remove the drive belt from the accessory drive pulleys.

To install:

Install the drive belt to the accessory drive pulley.
Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise.
Install the drive belt to the alternator.
Ensure the drive belt is properly aligned and seated into the grooves of the accessory drive pulleys.
Slowly release the drive belt tensioner
Install the engine splash shield.
Lower the vehicle.

Here's the best illustration I can find of the Hyundai 2.4L and 2.7L engines - the drivebelt seems to be located on the passenger side of both of these transversely mounted engines.

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Fig. 3 Hyundai 2.4L and 2.7L engines - Underhood sensor locations 2002-2004 only

Glossary of Acronyms
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A/C - Air Conditioning
DOHC - Dual Overhead Cam
MFI - Multi-port Fuel Injection

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I like to replace my serpenti belt


  1. Turn the drive belt tensioner clockwise to relieve tension on the belt, and then remove the belt.
  2. Carefully return the tensioner to the unloaded position

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It is common practice to replace belts that are 3 years or older depending on the type belt it is. The stretch and break over time with heat and cooling that goes on. Some mechanics are not trained in the proper maintainance of belts and hoses You should be having the timing belt change to. I believe if it is the ribbed type belt it is supposed to be replaced at 60 thousand miles. If you don't and the belt fails it's a $3000.00 repair minimum so $200.00 IN maintiance is in my opinion worth it. And belts can just fail even new ones. However you could also have a Tensioner pulley bearing going out causing the problem so I suggest you try a different shop. Hope this helps and thanks for using fix-ya.

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Click on the following free direct Link. It has the correct Serpentine/Drive Belt Diagrams for your 2003 Toyota Camry with either the 2.4L 4-Cylinder or 3.0L V6 Engine.

http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_information/year/2003/make/toyota/model/camry/2003_toyota_camry_drive_belt_routing_diagram.htm

"HOW TO":
Standard Rules to Removal the Serpentine Belt with an Automatic Tensioner:
1. Find the Tensioner(s). (See Diagrams on Link)
2. Using a Serpentine Belt Tensioner Tool, Or Wrench OR Ratchet, Rotate/Move the Tensioner USING THE AVAILABLE NUT (on the Pulley or Arm Base) OR the OPENING (3/8ths or 1/2 inch square opening) rotating the Tensioner Pulley/Arm - moving it away from contact with the belt and towards the area where the belt is not in contact with the Tensioner Pulley. The Tensioner is spring loaded, and is hard to rotate/move.
3. Remove the loosened belt off one of the other more easily accessed Pulleys.
4. DO NOT quickly release the Tensioner, but gently allow the Tensioner to rest in its closed position.

Standard Rules for Installing the Serpentine Belt with an Automatic Tensioner:
a. Pick a Pulley that is most easily accessed. This will usually be on top. This will be the last Pulley that the belt will go on.
b. Using the Diagram: Install the new Serpentine Belt on the remainder of the Pulleys....over, under, left right.
c. Using a Serpentine Belt Tensioner Tool or Wrench or Ratchet Tool: Rotate/Move the Tensioner Pulley/Arm "away" from Belt contact area on the Tensioner. This spring is pretty hard and with a new belt, it will be even harder to install. Rotate/Move this to as-close to the maximum allowed inorder to have enough slack in the belt to get it up and over the last pulley.
d. Using your other hand - Pull the Belt up and over the Last remaining Pulley.
e. Before releasing the pressure on the Tensioner, visually inspect the remainder Pulleys and the Belts' Positioning on them.

Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information questions. Feel Free to contact me at FixYa.com!

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2003–06 1zz-FE Engine & 2003 2zz-FE Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Use a wrench and rotate the belt tensioner clockwise.
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Use a wrench and rotate the belt tensioner clockwise—2003–06 1ZZ-FE engine and 2003 2ZZ-FE engine

  1. With pressure applied to the wrench, and tension relieved from the drive belt, remove the accessory drive belt.
To install:
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2. Remove the right side lower engine splash shield.
  3. Properly route and install the accessory drive belt onto the drive pulleys.
  4. Use a wrench and rotate the belt tensioner clockwise.
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Use a wrench and rotate the belt tensioner clockwise.

  1. With pressure applied to the wrench, install the accessory drive belt.
  2. With the accessory drive belt installed properly, release the belt tensioner.
  3. Install the right side lower engine splash shield.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable. Tighten the battery cable bolt to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).

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Replacing the serpentine belt on a 2003 toyota camry 2.4 engine. How do I loosen the tension on the belt? Do you have a diagram?


The arm on the tensioner (the roller which presses against the belt to give it tension) should have a hole in it for a 1/2" drive on the end of a ratchet or breaker bar.

Inserting the ratchet or breaker bar in this hole will allow you to move the arm, releasing the tension on the belt.

Charlie

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2.0L Engines
See Figures 11, 12 and 13
The accessory drive belt for 2.0L engines has no provision for manual belt adjustment, since these engines use an automatic belt tensioner. Drive belt slack is taken up by the automatic tensioner.
Movement of the automatic tensioner assembly during engine operation is not a sign of a malfunctioning tensioner. This movement is the tensioner self-adjusting and is required to maintain constant belt tension.
The belt tensioner has a belt length indicator. If the indicator marks are not between the MIN and MAX marks, the belt must be replaced.
0900c1528008d836.jpgFig. 11: Drive belt routing-2.0L SOHC engine with A/C 0900c1528008d837.jpgFig. 12: Drive belt routing-2.0L SOHC engine without A/C 0900c1528008d838.jpgFig. 13: Drive belt routing-2.0L DOHC engine

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