Question about 1997 Buick.5 Regal
Our 1997 Buick Regal GS (supercharged), alternator v-belt fell off. The belt tensioner must have failed. Can I get some help on how to replace it & fix this problem?
Buy a new tensioner assembley and idler pully and might as well get a new belt while your at it. you will need a 3/8 ratchet a 15 mm socket and a 13 mm socket there is one bolt holding on tensioner remove it discard old tensioner put new tensioner in place and tight bolt. second remove bolt from idler pulley discard old pulley put inton place and tighen bolt. next install belt fallow belt routing digram put head of 3/8 rattachet into hole on tensioner or on bolt head of tensioner pulley depending on style of tensioner and pull or push to create slack in belt push belt into groves on all pulleys and release tensioner
Posted on Jul 31, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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