Question about 2006 Chevrolet Impala

Open Question

How to loosen tension belt on 2006 chevy impala

Posted by Anonymous on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

bunnydawg
  • 5158 Answers

SOURCE: HOW TO REPLACE TAIL LIGHT ON 2006 CHEVY IMPALA?

each bulb should be in a socket that is accessable from the trunk... it take a half turn or so to remove it.....

Robert

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

smartr10U
  • 1305 Answers

SOURCE: What do I loosen to release and add tension on the

There is a belt tensioning pulley. It's spring loaded and if you put a wrench on the center nut you should be able to remove the tension on the belt...

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

Testimonial: "Problem solved and thanks!"

  • 1757 Answers

SOURCE: How do I loosen the tension on the belt in a 1995

Click on the following direct Link. It has several Serpentine Diagrams; one of which matches your specific engine and options (ex: AC/No AC etc).
Regarding HOW:
Standard Rule to Removal the Serpentine Belt:
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 OR OPENING (3/8ths or 1/2 inch square opening) 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
.
Standard Rules for Installing the Serpentine Belt:
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...
http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_information/year/1995/make/chevrolet/model/caprice/1995_chevrolet_caprice_drive_belt_routing_diagram.htm

Posted on Mar 18, 2010

Testimonial: "Thank you very much. That was very helpful and anwsered my question completely."

rsst
  • 175 Answers

SOURCE: how do I loosen the tensioner for serpentine belt

The tensoiiner is spring loaded. On the front of it in the center is a nut, get the correct size socket attached to a breaker bar and rotate the tensioner to relieve the pressure and hold it while you remove the belt

Posted on Apr 01, 2010

  • 177 Answers

SOURCE: i have a 1994 chevy

U do not loosen any bolts to adjust tension.tighten all bolts first.Then with a 3/8 ratecht in the slot of the belt tensioner rotate the tensioner until you can install the belt correctly.then release the tensioner and take out the ratchet.

Posted on Dec 02, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

How to put a belt backon a 2006 sonata


You must loosen the belt tensioner to replace the belt, do not try and stretch the belt as it will be damaged. The alternator also have a setting bracket on to set the tension.

Jun 24, 2014 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

1 Answer

Replace water pump belt on a 3.8 chevy impala


You will have to 'untension' the serpentine belt first. Then to reinstall, put the belt on then loosen or 'untension' the belt tensioner. Very simple process. The belt tensioner is the first thing and the last thing you touch when changing the belt. The tensioner will apply tension to the belt after install.

Oct 23, 2011 | 2004 Chevrolet Impala

1 Answer

Serpentine belt diagram for a 2003 Chevy unpalatable 4.3


Pop the hood of the car and locate the serpentine belt routing diagram. The diagram on the 2003 Chevrolet Impala is on top of the fan shroud. The diagram will be a picture of all of the accessory pulleys and how the serpentine belt is routed among the pulleys. This diagram will give you the exact direction for routing the new belt onto the pulleys. If you cannot find a serpentine belt routing diagram, take a notepad and pen and draw out the exact routing diagram of the old belt across the pulleys.

  • 2 Locate the serpentine belt tensioner. It is located below the alternator on the left front side of the engine. The tensioner on the 3.4 liter, 3.5 liter and the 3.9 liter engines will require a 3/8 ratchet to release the belt tensioner. The 3.8 liter engine will require a ratchet and a 15 mm socket for the belt tensioner. Rotate the belt tensioner clockwise to loosen and remove the belt from the belt tensioner pulley.
  • 3 Slide the old belt from the belt tensioner pulley. Remove the belt from the remaining pulleys and pull the belt from the engine compartment.
  • 4 Route the new belt across the crankshaft pulley first. The crankshaft pulley is the big pulley on the bottom of the engine in the center. Then route the serpentine belt across the remaining pulleys as directed by the serpentine belt routing diagram. Leave the belt tensioner pulley for last.
  • 5 Rotate the belt tensioner clockwise again to relieve the tension and slide the new belt across the top of the belt tensioner pulley. Release the belt tensioner and the belt will tighten up as the tensioner applies pressure to the belt. Make sure the new belt is properly seated in all the pulleys.
  • 6 Crank the engine and inspect the belt again to make sure that it stays seated in the pulleys.

  • Read more: How to Replace a Serpentine Belt on a 2003 Chevrolet Impala ' eHow.co.uk http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_6120665_replace-belt-2003-chevrolet-impala.html#ixzz1Yi6QLAjb

    Sep 21, 2011 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

    1 Answer

    How to loosen tensioner on 2006 Chevy impala


    use a 3/8 drive ratchett and Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise in order to release the spring tension. there is a square hole that a rachett will fit into the tensior

    Jul 09, 2011 | 2006 Chevrolet Impala

    1 Answer

    Cant find the tension bar bolt to loosen belt to put on altonator


    There should be a tensioner near the center of moter when looking at belt should have a square hole that a 3/8 rachet will fit into.

    Jun 27, 2011 | 2006 Chevrolet Impala

    2 Answers

    My tensioner pulley seems to be slanted a little and i think its causeing the belt to vibrate off...any ideas or what i can do to fix this?


    Make sure the bolt that holds it on is tight. If the belt was recently replaced it may have gotten loosened if the tensioner was pulled in the wrong direction. The tensioner is loosened by pulling on the bolt which moves the pulley. Pulling in the wrong direction will loosen the bolt. If it has been this way for a while it may have damaged the pulley and or bolt.

    May 25, 2010 | 2006 Chevrolet Impala

    2 Answers

    Need diagram for serpentine belt for chevy imo l s 2003


    Click on the following free direct Link. It has the Serpentine Belt Diagram and Tensioner location for your 2003 Chevy Impala.

    http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_information/year/2003/make/chevrolet/model/impala/2003_chevrolet_impala_drive_belt_routing_diagram.htm

    GENERAL/Standard Rules to Removal the Serpentine Belt with a Tensioner:
    A. Find the Tensioner(s). (See Diagrams on Link)
    B. 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.
    C. Remove the loosened belt off one of the other more easily accessed Pulleys.
    D. 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 Tensioners:
    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 or questions. Feel Free to contact me at FixYa.Com!

    Mar 30, 2010 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

    1 Answer

    Serpentine belt position


    Click on the following free direct Link. It has the Serpentine Belt Diagram and Tensioner location for your 2003 Chevy Impala.

    GENERAL/Standard Rules to Removal the Serpentine Belt with a Tensioner:
    A. Find the Tensioner(s). (See Diagrams on Link)
    B. 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.
    C. Remove the loosened belt off one of the other more easily accessed Pulleys.
    D. 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 Tensioners:
    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 or questions. Feel Free to contact me at FixYa.Com!

    Mar 30, 2010 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

    1 Answer

    2006 Chevolet Impala Accesory Belt Replacement


    No special tools are required in order to replace your belt. Your vehicle is equipped with a serpentine belt system which means that it uses one big belt to drive all of the accessories. With that being said, all you have to do is place the closed end of a wrench (not sure exactly what size) over the bolt on the front of the tensioner pulley and use it as a lever to push the tensioner away from the belt. once the tension is relieved continue to hold the wrench in place and use your free hand to pull the belt away from the tensioner pulley. After the belt is clear of the pulley slowly let off on the wrench and remove the belt from the remaining pullies. Reverse the process to reinstall the new belt.

    Nov 13, 2008 | 2006 Chevrolet Impala

    Not finding what you are looking for?
    2006 Chevrolet Impala Logo

    Related Topics:

    76 people viewed this question

    Ask a Question

    Usually answered in minutes!

    Top Chevrolet Experts

    yadayada
    yadayada

    Level 3 Expert

    75117 Answers

    Colin Stickland
    Colin Stickland

    Level 3 Expert

    22095 Answers

    Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte

    Level 3 Expert

    7772 Answers

    Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

    Answer questions

    Manuals & User Guides

    Loading...