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How to tension the fan belt on a nissan kubistar

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Mike258
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SOURCE: fan belt replacement

Hey there tsukaska,

No problem.

  • 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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Posted on Aug 05, 2008

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Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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SOURCE: How do I release the tension in the serpentine belt?

there is an 8mm bolt right under the alternator. loosen that up then loosen the bolt on the idler pulley and itll come right off

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 Nissan frontier 4 cylinder belt diagram + tensioner pulley

They are under the hood or on the front crossmember.

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Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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SOURCE: alternator belt 1994 nissan maxima

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1995 nissan maxima alternator replacement


1995-98 Models
  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
  2. Remove the splash guard on the right side of the vehicle.
  3. Loosen the alternator belt idler pulley.
  4. Slip the drive belt off the alternator pulley.
  5. Remove the four air conditioning compressor mounting bolts.
  6. Remove the radiator fan and fan shroud.
  7. Move the air conditioning compressor forward.
  8. Disconnect the alternator harness connector.
  9. Remove the alternator mounting bolts, and lower the alternator from the vehicle.
To install:
  1. Hold the alternator in place and install the mounting bolts.
  2. Plug in the alternator harness connector.
  3. Move the air conditioning compressor back into location.
  4. Install the radiator cooling fan and shroud.
  5. Install the air conditioning compressor mounting bolts.
  6. Place the drive belt on the alternator pulley.
  7. Tighten the drive belt to the proper tension with the idler pulley.
  8. Install the splash guard.
  9. Connect the negative battery terminal.
Proper belt tension is important. A belt that is too tight may cause alternator bearing failure; one that is too loose will cause a gradual battery discharge and/or belt slippage, resulting in belt breakage from overheating.

May 31, 2016 | 1995 Nissan Maxima

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How to replace an alternator for a 2001 Nissan Pathfinder XL 3.5


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Car broke down due to fan belt and no tensioner bolt. Is the tensioner connected to the alternator


Yes the belt runs over the alternator, A/C etc. This page shows how it works, and the tensioner needs to keep tension on the belt to drive the pulleys including the alternator.

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Replace belts


If memory serves, you have an idler pulley near the top of the engine. This pulley has a tensioning bolt that is secured with a "set"nut. the nut will need to be loosened and by turning the bolt, you will notice the pulley either tension the belt or you will be backing tension off of it. Obviously, you need the tension backed off to the point that you can remove the belt. The other belt is tensioned by a similar device on the alternator, the same process applies. You will likely encounter problems getting the belts around the fan and the fan shroud, like a puzzle. If need be, you can remove the shroud, but it is not necessary. Good Luck. I hope this is helpful!

Nov 24, 2009 | 2003 Nissan Pathfinder

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How do you remove the belt from the alternator


There is a tensioning bracket on the alternator

Undo the two fixed bolts , dont take them out , loosen the bolt on the tensioning arm and the whole alternator should swing back to allow the belt to be unshipped

You may need to use a lever to get it to move

Sep 20, 2009 | 2001 Nissan Maxima

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1986 300zx fan belt replacement...can't get belts off


You need the release tension on the driven accessories, alternator, power steering pump, smog pump MULTIPAL BELTS.

If it is a single SERPENTINE belt there will be an idler that is spring loaded and will release the tension on the belt.

ALWAYS NOTE HOW THE BELT(s) ARE ROUTED make a detailed drawing you will forget it happens to me all the time.

Sep 19, 2009 | 1986 Nissan 300ZX

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How do i REMOVE AND REPLACE THE ALTERNATOR ON MY 95 NISSAN MAXIMA?


TURN OFF RADIO TO KEEP FROM LOSING RADIO CODE.THEN YOU REMOVE NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE.DISCONNECT THE 2 LEAD WIRES AND HARNESS CONECTOR FROM ALTERNATOR LOOSEN THE DRIVE BELT ADJUSTING BOLT AND REMOVE THE BELT. UNSCREW THE ALTERNATOR ATTACHING BOLTS AND REMOVE THE ALTERNATOR FROM VECHICLE.VISA VERSA PUT EVERY THING BACK.AND ADJUST ALTERNATOR BELT TENSION.WARNING DONT PUT TOO MUCH TENSION ON BELT.BECAUSE YOU WILL DAMAGE ALTERNATOR PULLEY BEARING.

Aug 01, 2009 | 1995 Nissan Maxima

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Replace belts on a 92 nissan 240sx


loosen tensioners using a pry bar or equivalant and loosen tensioners on ac and alternator then tighten when replaceing. work on outside belt off fist and then inside belt off second. then install inside belt first and then outside belt. you will see a grooved hole where the bolt goes through the alternator to reduce tension.

May 24, 2009 | 1992 Nissan 240SX Fastback

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I have a 2001 nissan sentra and it needs a new alternator. i can't figure out how to get the last bolt out. do i have to remove the fan? also, i need pointers on getting the belt back on tightly. thanks....


  • Disconnect and label the wiring harness connections to the alternator (Painters Masking tape works very well for labeling Automotive wiring).
  • Loosen the alternator pivot bolt.
  • Remove the bolt that attaches the alternator to the adjustment arm.
  • Rotate the alternator to loosen the drive belt and disengage the belt from the pulley. Be careful that any spacers that are used in mounting are kept with their original bolts. This will make correct reinstallation much easier.
  • While supporting the alternator remove the pivot bolt.
  • Remove the alternator from the vehicle.
To reinstall the alternator, reverse the removal procedure.
To adjust the belt tension, leave the pivot and adjusting arms loose. Look up the belt tension specification for the vehicle you are working on. Using a belt tension gauge on the belt apply pressure to the alternator until the correct belt tension registers on the gauge and tighten the mounting and adjustment bolts to the specified torque specification.
CAUTION Over tightening of the alternator drive belt will cause the unit to whine and premature failure of the alternator drive end bearing, the water pump or the engine crankshaft.

Jan 12, 2009 | 2001 Nissan Sentra

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Lost in the Sauce


Inner belt- dampner, tensioner, ac compressor
Middle belt- alternator, water pump/fan clutch, dampner
Outer belt- p/s pump, tensioner, dampner

Aug 28, 2008 | 1990 Nissan 240SX

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