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How to change belts on 2002 Nissan Frontier 4 cylinder


2002 frontier 4 cyl: 1) take off air intake tube, 2 screws 13 mm above radiator. 2) 1st belt for power stirring has pulley, undo pulley screw and unscrew adjuster bolt enough to take belt off 3) 2nd belt for alternator and water pump has no pulley but adjusting bolt and mounting bolt on alternator pulley, loosen mounting bolt and unscrew adjusting bolt enough to take belt off, if alternator will not move go under the truck and remove plastic cover- 6 screws 13 mm heads, after that look directly under alt. Pulley and should see a screw head 9/16 in, loosen it so alternator can move, now should be easy to remove belt ( it will be a lot harder to put new one though) 4) 3rd belt for compressor has pulley so follow #2 to remove it ,have to be done under the truck. First 2 belts will have to work around fan blades to remove them so wear gloves. After replacing belts remember that not to over tighten bolt on pulleys.

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I am trying to change my 2001 Mitsubishi Mirage (w/ ac) alternator belt. I loosened the tensioner, took out the top - bottom and inside bolt of the ac compressor to take off the first belt and even took...


BEFORE ADJUSTING THE ALTERNATOR BELT DISCONNECT THE NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE OR YOU MIGHT BLOW AN EXPENSIVE HIDDEN FUSE.
I would replace the steering pump belt at the same time you do the alternator belt (buy both).
To take off the alternator belt .
First , take off the negative battery cable so you do not blow an expensive fuse on the positive battery cable clamp(or a block fuse under the hood). Facing the back of the automobile , reach UNDER the alternator and loosen the bolt on the bottom right side, now loosen the bolt on the adjuster block on top, you can now turn the adjuster bolt and move the alternator to change the belt.
To take off the steering pump belt on the front of the motor, you need to loosen the nut on the back side of the pulley (right side of pump mount), the nut holds the adjuster pulley in place . With the adjuster pulley nut loose , you can use the adjuster bolt to move the pulley to adjust/take off the steering pump belt.

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Trying to remove an alternator from an 06 altima


Removal and Installation L4-2.5L (QR25DE) Engines To Remove:
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Engine cover
    • Front/right-side engine undercover
    • Drive belt
    • Alternator harness connector
    • Engine ground wire from top mount
    • Alternator upper and lower mounting bolts
  3. Set the alternator aside and remove the top mount.
  4. Remove the alternator.
To Install:
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  1. Slide alternator in place.
  2. Install or connect the following:
    • Alternator top mount
    • Alternator upper and lower mounting bolts
    • Engine ground wire from top mount
    • Alternator harness connector
    • Drive belt
    • Front/right-side engine undercover
    • Engine cover
    • Negative battery cable
V6-3.5L (VQ35) To Remove:
  1. Before servicing the vehicle refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Drain coolant from the radiator into a suitable container.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Radiator
    • Front/right-side engine under cover
    • Drive belt
    • Idler pulley
    • Alternator adjustable top mount
    • Alternator lower mount bolt and nuts
    • Alternator lower front bracket bolt
    • Alternator harness connectors
    • Alternator
To Install:
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  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Alternator in place
    • Alternator harness connectors
    • Alternator lower front bracket bolt
    • Alternator lower mount bolt and nuts
    • Alternator adjustable top mount
    • Idler pulley
    • Drive belt
    • Front/right-side engine under cover
    • Radiator
  2. Replace the engine coolant.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
  4. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  5. Recheck coolant level and top off as needed.
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Cant get serpentine belt on my truck


Try putting the belt on the alternator then slide it under the idler pulley last.

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How do you change the alt.


CHANGING ALTERNATOR ON NISSAN MAXIMA
1) Disconnect negative battery cable. Jack up right front of car. Be sure to protect yourself with jackstands and rear wheel chocks. Safety first!
2) Remove the engine undercover (plastic under engine protector) on the right side
3) Remove the right front wheel.
4) Remove the right hand side inspection cover inside the wheel well. (I did not say this was a simple job.)
4a) Optional: Curse Nissan engineers for lack of foresight in maintenance.
5) Loosen the belt idler pulley (center of the pulley itself, I think its 14mm, but Do NOT loosend the bracket bolt)
6) Loosen the idler pulley tension (large, vertical nut above the idler pulley)
7) Remove the belt.
8) Replace with new belt.


Install is opposite of removal. You may have to wiggle a bit to slip it on correctly, but be patient, it will go
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To replace alternator:

9) Get your **** under the car, fully supported on jackstands, and remove the 4 Air conditioner bolts
10)Slide the A/C compressor forward (don't drop it on your head!)
11) Disconnect the alternator harness connector (This may be tricky to do while mounted. If so, then with the help of a friend, remove the alternator following the steps below and remove the connection after the alternator is loose. DO NOT let the alternator hang by the wiring harness connections.)
12) Remove the wiring harness bracket from the alternator.
13) Remove the alternator upper and lower bolts. Slide Alternator down and forward to remove.
14) Install is opposite of removal.
Good Luck!

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Need diagram showing how to install belt belt came off need to know how it go on and how to ajust it


first jack up the right front tire side of your car and remove cover under your car motor, so you can see your pulleys from underneath your car, remove black cover where your timing chain belt is thats on the top center between alternator and powersteering pulleys, ok,looking at all your pulleys from your right side of your front end, starting from your top left is your alternator pulley,put belt on it and go underneath the motor mount to your right top powersteering pulley,then go down around the bottom right ac pulley,then to your left bottom crankshaft pulley,the back side of the belt thats on your top alternator pulley wraps around the soft edge pulley thats above your center waterpump pulley,then wrap around the idler pulley that's under your top alternator pulley,then wrap the backside of your remaining belt around the tensioner pulley that's in on your right, under your top ac pulley, use a 13 mm wrench to adjust by turning towards the back of your car so you can slide the belt on

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Serpentine belt popping off


ONE OF THE PULLEYS ARE WORN OUT AND NOT ALIGNED PROPERLY WITH THE OTHERS. LOOK AT THE TENSIONER AND IDLER PULLEYS. ONE OF THESE COULD BE THE CAUSE. REMOVE THE SERPENTINE BELT AND ROTATE THE PULLEYS BY HAND TO SEE WHICH ONE IS EITHER SQUEAKING OR LOOSE ON ITS BEARING. REPLACE THE BAD ONE AND YOU SHOULD BE ALL SET. HOPE THIS HELPS. PLEASE KEEP ME POSTED. THANKS FOR AN HONEST RATING AND FOR USING FIX-YA. GOOD LUCK

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if this pulley is not the a/c compressor, power steering pump, air pump, water pump altenator, then is is either a tensioner pulley or an idler pulley. the tensioner pulley is mounted on an arm that is spring loaded, the idler is stationary.

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Need to know how to put serpentine belt on 1999 tracker


Should be a belt diagram under the hood or ontop of the radiator shroud. As for how to put it on usually either the alternator has a tension screw (meaning the aternator pulle is used to tighten the belt (one side of the alternator is hinged and the other side has an adjustment)

The other type is an auto tensioner where one of the pulley as a spring ion it that tensions against the belt. IN this case youwill need to use a wrench to pull the pulley back to slip the belt over the pulley

pLease note that is is one or the other for the configuraation (not both)


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