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How do i release the engin belt tension on 2001nissan maxima

How do i release the tension on the belts to replace them.

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Ah Nissan designed their tensioners to be fun. the first one if I'm right is on the left side of the engine bay pretty noticable.
The tensioner will be a bolt going into a bracket then somewhere along the bracket another bolt to hold it in place. (Sorry i haven't figured out how to describe these in words yet) losing the bolt that you only see the head of first. that will allow the other bolt (the one you can see basically the entire bolt) to move as you loosen it, this will lower the tension and allow you to remove belt #1.
The second tensioner is the same style but placed in much tougher spot, it's again on the left side, but much lower down just a bit higher than the height of your tire. this one it easier to access from under, but might require some extension and universal joint action.
Careful with tensioner 2, it's in a nice spot to build up rust, so soak both tensioners with wd40 before you start to rloosen them, it will make your job easier.

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How to install the alternator belt in a 2008 Suzuki xl-7?


which engine option, you do know belts are not same on all engines right? fact.
2.7L V6 or bigger? IDN.

same on all cars. (answering in generic form do to above)
loosen the tension-er.
take off old
put back new
and if not a spring tension-er,set proper tension
the fSM cover all this.
why not read the manual, RTM?

here is one example (get the book, RTM or see alldata.com)

2008 xl7 engine


Removal Procedure

Remove the air cleaner assembly. Refer to Air Cleaner Assembly Replacement .

Install the engine support fixture. Refer to Engine Support Fixture .

Remove the engine mount strut bracket. Refer to Engine Mount Strut Bracket Replacement - Right Side .

Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle .

Remove the engine splash shield. Refer to Engine Splash Shield Replacement - Right Side .

Remove the right side engine mount bracket. Refer to Engine Mount Bracket Replacement - Right Side .

Lower the vehicle


Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise to release the drive belt tension.

Slide the drive belt off of the belt idler pulley (1).

Slowly release the drive belt tensioner.

Remove the drive belt from the accessory drive pulleys.

end remove
beg, install



Install the drive belt to the crankshaft pulley, the tensioner and the generator.

Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise.

Install the drive belt to the idler pulley (1).

NOTE

Important: Ensure the drive belt is properly aligned and seated into the grooves of the accessory drive pulleys.

Slowly release the drive belt tensioner.

Raise the vehicle.

Install the right side engine mount bracket. Refer to Engine Mount Bracket Replacement - Right Side .

Install the engine splash shield. Refer to Engine Splash Shield Replacement - Right Side .

Lower the vehicle.

Install the engine mount strut bracket. Refer to Engine Mount Strut Bracket Replacement - Right Side .

Remove the engine support fixture. Refer to Engine Support Fixture .

Install the the air cleaner assembly. Refer to Air Cleaner Assembly Replacement .
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Sep 07, 2014 | 2008 Suzuki XL7

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Replace serpentine belt



Removal & Installation

  1. Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise and remove the drive belt.
    WARNING Never suddenly let go of the tensioned idler pulley. The force of the spring pressure suddenly released may damage the idler pulley mechanism. Always release the spring pressure gradually.


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    Fig. Rotate the belt tensioner to relieve tension on the belt-4.6L engine shown, others similar


To install:
  1. Route the belt over the pulleys making sure all the grooves in the pulleys and the belt line up correctly. Refer to the accessory belt routing section of this manual.
  2. Rotate belt tensioner clockwise and slip drive belt over idler pulley on tensioner.

  1. Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise and remove the drive belt.
    WARNING Never suddenly let go of the tensioned idler pulley. The force of the spring pressure suddenly released may damage the idler pulley mechanism. Always release the spring pressure gradually.


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    Fig. Rotate the belt tensioner to relieve tension on the belt-4.6L engine shown, others similar


To install:
  1. Route the belt over the pulleys making sure all the grooves in the pulleys and the belt line up correctly. Refer to the accessory belt routing diagrams above.
  2. Rotate belt tensioner clockwise and slip drive belt over idler pulley on tensioner.
If for any reason, the tensioner is crooked, replace it!!! Also, install the belt with the writing facing you like you are trying to read a book. This WILL (a trick I learned at Mercedes) prevent even a new belt from squeeling!!

Dec 16, 2010 | 2003 Ford Explorer

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97 nissan maxima replace power steering belt


Easy to do, but also easy to do wrong.

1. Find the belt.
2. Find the belt tensioner.
3. Find the belt tensioner adjuster screw.
4. Loosen the adjustment screw, and slack the belt.
5. Remove the belt.
6. Replace the belt.
7. Tension the belt using the adjustment on the belt tension adjuster.
8. Drive around and steer, easily.

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Oct 11, 2010 | 1997 Nissan Maxima

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How do you replace the serpintine belt on a 1998 contour?


Open the hood and locate the belt tensioner. The serpentine belt drive is located on the front of the engine on the passenger side of the engine compartment. The spring-loaded belt tensioner on the 1998 Contour is located slightly to the left of and below the water pump pulley
Release the tension on the belt using the serpentine belt removal tool. On vehicles equipped with the 2.5 liter V-6 engine, snap the 3/8 inch-drive adapter onto the removal tool. Slip the tool into the square, 3/8-inch hole in the end of the tensioner arm. Rotate the tensioner clockwise to release the tension. While holding the tensioner back, remove the belt from one of the pulleys. Release the tensioner, remove the belt from the remaining pulleys and pull it out of the engine compartment
Snap a13 mm socket adapter into the belt removal tool for the 2.0 liter, four cylinder Contour. Place the tool onto the 13 mm bolt that holds the tensioner pulley to the tensioner arm and rotate the tensioner clockwise. While hold the tensioner back, slip the belt off one of the pulleys. Release the tensioner, slip the belt from the remaining pulleys then remove it from the engine compartment
Route the new belt around the pulleys, according to the belt routing guide. The belt routing guide on the 1998 Contour is located on a decal on the left (passenger side) strut tower. If this decal is missing, or unreadable, the belt routing guide can also be found in your service manual. Rotate the tensioner pulley one more turn to allow the new belt to slip under the tensioner pulley.
Check the belt for proper alignment on the pulleys. It should lay flat on the pulley and not overhang the edges. If the belt must be repositioned, release the tensioner and reposition as needed.

Sep 18, 2010 | 1998 Ford Contour

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I can't seem toget my belt around the alternator,aircondition,waterpump


You should have a tensioner pulley somewhere in the belt's path. It will be mounted to the engine but not connected to anything. You need to loosen it and swing it in towards the engine to install the belt. Once the belt is in place, pull the tensioner to the outside and tighten it, but leave some flex in the belt. If the pulley wobbles or whines, you'll need to replace it, too, or it will destroy the new belt.

NOTE: If the belt still won't go on with the tensioner released, the parts guy may have sold you the wrong belt.

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How do i loosen the auto tensioner on my 02 civic si


2002 Honda Civic SI 2.0L MFI VTEC DOHC 4cyl
  1. Place a long-handled, boxed-end wrench or a belt tension release tool (A) on the drive belt auto-tensioner from above the engine. Slowly turn the wrench in the direction shown to release the tension, then remove the drive belt.
    WARNING This is a hydraulic type auto-tensioner; you must turn the wrench slowly.
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Fig. Removing the serpentine belt-2006 Civic with 2.0L engine shown

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Fig. Move the auto tensioner (A) to remove the serpentine belt (B)-S2000

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Fig. Move the auto-tensioner (A) using the belt tension release tool to relieve tension from the drive belt (B), and remove the drive belt-Accord with 2.4L engine

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Fig. Move the auto-tensioner (A) using the belt tension release tool to relieve tension from the drive belt (B), then remove the drive belt-Accord with 3.0L engine

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How do i remove a belt from a 2001 hyundai xg300 car


Removal & Installation
  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2. Remove the engine splash shield.
  3. Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise to release the drive belt tension.
  4. Remove the drive belt from the alternator.
  5. Slowly release the drive belt tensioner.
  6. Remove the drive belt from the accessory drive pulleys.
To install:
  1. Install the drive belt to the accessory drive pulley.
  2. Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise.
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  4. Ensure the drive belt is properly aligned and seated into the grooves of the accessory drive pulleys.
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