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Is there an adjuster for the altenator when changing belt on a 4cyl mystique x can a tensioner be placed incorrectly

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No the tensioner stays locked into the one spot.If it is mounted flush into the engine block area its fine
Just pull the tensioner back enough to release the pressure from the belt to remove and to replace the belt

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Belt diagram timing


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Can't get the alternator drive belt tight


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Need to know how to put a serpentine belt on a 1995 302 ford motor


Below the altenator is a tensioning pully, insert a 3/8" ratchet or breaker bar in the square hole on the tensioner and release the tension on the surpentine belt and remove the belt. Route the new surpentine belt in place up to the altenator and take the tension off the tensioner and put the belt over the altenator pully. Double check to make sure the belt is riding correctly on all the pullies before starting. Crank the engine over several times before starting to seat the belt. f78f558.jpg

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My 1998 Windstar with the 3.0L engine needs an alternator. Easy enough fix except I don't know how to work with the serpentine belt (all my other vehicles are old skool). Where is the tensioner and how do...


Removal
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    Using a 15 mm socket or wrench attached on drive belt tensioner pulley bolt. Rotate drive belt tensioner (6B209) clockwise to remove drive belt from pulleys.


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My belt is worned out i need step by step on how to change it.


GET LOND DRIVE 3/8 RACHET OR BELT TOOL AND PLACE ON THE BELT TENSIONER AND PUSH THE TENSIONER YOU WILL SEE BELT IS LOOSEN REMOVE THE BELT FROM THE ALTENATOR PULLEY AND LET THE TENSIONER GO SLOWY AND REMOVE THE COMPLETE BELT. COMPARE THE OLD BELT FOR SIZE AND MAKE SURE THEY ARE EXACT MATCH. YOU HAVE BELT SCHEMATIC TOP OF THE WATER PUMP START FROM THE BOTTOM CRANK PULLEY PLACE THE BELT AND MAKE SURE DONT MISS TEETH OUT OR INSIDE. A/C PULLEY WATER PUMP POWER STEERING IDLE PULLEY AND OTHER SIDE PLACE ON TENSIONER PULLEY TO AND PUSH THE TENSIONER AGAIN AND PLACE THE ALTENATOR PULLEY AND YOU ARE DONE. BEFORE START TO ENGINE FALLOW THE COMPLETE BELT FOR PERFECT SIT AND CORRECT POSITION.SHOULDNT BE TOO TIGHT OR TOO LOOSE.

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Trying to get diagram to change a timing belt for a 99 mercury mystique


Ford TSB 99-25-4 provides the following corrected information:
To achieve proper timing belt tension on this engine, Ford says the camshaft sprocket bolts should be loosened enough to permit the sprockets to turn freely on the camshafts. Once this has been done, rotate the crankshaft clockwise so cylinder No. 1 is at top dead center. Then, install the camshaft alignment tool in the camshaft slots to hold the cams in place.
  1. Back out the tensioner bolt four full turns and position the tensioner so the locating tab is at approximately the 4 o'clock position. Line up the hex key slot in the tensioner-adjusting washer with the pointer that is located behind the pulley.
  2. Working counterclockwise from the crank sprocket, install the timing belt.
  3. Rotate the tensioner locating tab counterclockwise and insert the locating tab into the slot in the rear timing cover.
  4. Position the hex key slot in the tensioner-adjusting washer to the 4 o'clock position.p>
  5. Tighten the attaching bolt enough to seat the tensioner firmly against the rear timing cover, but still allow the tensioner adjusting washer to be rotated using a 6 mm hex key.
  6. Using the hex key, rotate the adjusting washer counterclockwise until the notch in the pointer is centered over the index line on the locating tab. (The pointer will move in a clockwise direction during adjustment).
  7. While holding the adjusting washer in position, torque the attaching bolt to 18 lb-ft (25 N.m).
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Changing the altenator


Have you taken the belt off yet.
The belt is tensioned with a pulley which is spring loaded. Look for a small pulley wheel about 2 inches in diameter. Put a spanner on the nut and move it to loosen the belt.The alternator is a fixed one which has no adjusting arm. Just bolts to secure it.
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Timing belt tensioner


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