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1993 Jeep Cherokee... I just had to replace a pulley so I also bought a new tension belt.. got the pulley on after I had to take off the altenator but now I cant get the fan belt tension on... what is the trick. me and my nephew can't figure it out... Please help

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If it is a 4.0 engine loosten bolts in front of pwr. stg. pump then there is a bolt on outside of pump i think 13 mm ,bolt is horizontial with side of pump on pump bracket

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How do I replace the serpentine belt


The serpentine belt runs all the external components (A/C compressor, power steering pump, alternator, water pump, and possible others). It has one pulley on it that is either spring-tensioned, or has an adjusting bolt. To replace the belt, you must release the tension of the belt by using a ratchet or belt tool on the tensioner pulley to take pressure off the belt, or loosen the adjusting bolt if that is what you have. The new belt must be routed correctly in order to fit properly and ensure that all driven components rotate the correct way. You are not saying what engine size your Jeep has, but I'm assuming the 4.0L six-cylinder. If that is the case, the belt routing diagram is shown below to assist in proper positioning of the replacement belt. "CS" is the crankshaft pulley.


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I need a diagram for the serpentine belt for a 5.2L engine on a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee


1997 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE - V8 5.2L 318ci GAS FI N Y
Usually the label diagram is underhood, over radiator/grille..
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If you need more details about youe Jeep ZJ Grand Cherokee, can check this documents about Repair Manual: Grand Cherokee 1993-1998 FSM

To get out, it's easy and doesn't require a prybar.
  • 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 near the Alternator toward the center of the engine. It's 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

Hope helps (remember to rate this answer).

Dec 29, 2010 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Hello, how to relieve the belt tension on jeep grand cherokee 1995?


Hi,


In order to relieve the belt tension in your cherokee jeep,you have to locate the belt tensioner pulley first, which is found between the crankshaft and a component toward the top of the hood area.

Afterwards,Rotate the belt tensioner pulley, using a wrench spanner to relieve the tension on the belt.



Good luck.

Aug 20, 2010 | 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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HOW DO YOU CHANGE THE IDLER PULLEY?


It is as simple as removing the nut and pulling it off and sliding the new one on. Once you get it back replace the belt and set it to the correct tension. It is as simple as that. Without a belt tension gauge a good rule of thumb is about 1 inch of deflection at the longest belt run.
On your engine it's 1 inch between the power steering pump and the air conditioner compressor.

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May 20, 2010 | 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Grand jeep, whines and is high pitched its an auto wheen being driven noise goes on the overrun the noise is quite apparant HELP


Check. Belt. Tensioner, Idler pulley , Serpentine. Belt- - Remove. Serp. Belt. - Spin. All. Pulleys - accesories - check for grinding\Play !

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Jeep cherokee country tensioner pulley noise


May be a weak tensioner that needs replacing. Make sure you clean pulleys well with brake cleaner or similar as well. I have had one with similar problem, that Gator back belt was causing it. I'm not 100% convinced that a notched belt will get as good a grip as a complete rib all the way around the belt. Just doesn't add up to me. If you compare that to tire grip, then you'd be telling me that snow tires would work better on the Nascar circuit?

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2000 jeep grand cherokee 4.0 liter engine timing belt replacement


If you have the same pulley arrangement that most 4.0 engines have that pulley is an idler not a tensioner. Your power steering pump has a pivot bolt, and a slide under the pump. You adjust belt tension using the pump.

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How do i loosen the surpintine belt


Since you did not specify engine size and a/c or no a/c...

CLICK HERE

For the belt diagrams for all 4 options.

If you dont have the 4.0 (auto belt tensioner) you have to tension using the power steering pump pulley.

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How to install serpantine belt on a 1995 Jeep Cherokee 6-cylinder


Hi there. Here is a Step by Step guide that will help you replace your serpentine belt.




Step1 Find the belt tensionermag-glass_10x10.gif pulley. The tensioner pulley is generally between the crankshaft and a component toward the top of the hood area. Step2 Check the belt routing so you know how to replace the belt. You may be able to find a belt routing diagram on a decal on the fan shroud or in support documentation. Otherwise, make you own sketch for reference. Step3 Rotate the belt tensioner pulley, using the wrench, to and relieve tension on the belt. Step4 Slip off the old belt and slowly release the tensioner pulley. Step5 Use your belt routing diagram to put the new belt onto all of the pulleys. Pay close attention to the water pumpmag-glass_10x10.gif pulley, as incorrect routing can cause the water pump to run backwards and overheat. Step6 Make sure the belt is correctly routed and seated on all pulleys. Rotate the tensioner again to allow for the belt to slip onto all pulleys and then release the tensioner again to regain correct tension on the belt.

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Mar 25, 2009 | 1995 Jeep Cherokee

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Serpentine belt


Hey there hardrock,
  • 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 near the Alternator toward the center of the engine. It's 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
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