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Where is the tension idler pulley adjuster on 1992 Buick Century limited

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SOURCE: Serpentine Belt on a 1999 Ford Escort ZX2

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I've sent you links to free downloads of Ford Shop Manuals and a serpentine belt / pulley diagram... If you have any problems, you kwow where to find me!
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Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

take belt off then make sure you have the right size socket and breaker bar to loosen the bolts on the tensioner and do everything in reverse to put new on

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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SOURCE: GET TENSION OFF THE IDLER PULLEY

loosen nut in center of idler pulley ..then loosen tension bar with 12mm socket til it walks away to remove belt

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: the driver's side power window is stuck half way up on 1998 buick century limited. What is the problem?

It could be the fuse, does it go down? If not chk. fuse, if fuse ok, see if you can help it down by pushing down on window wile working switch, and also same wile trying to go up, if it don't work or if its slow chanses are the motor is tired and needs replaced or its lost power like bad switch or broken wire. there is also a chanse it came off the track in witch case the door panel will have to be removed.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Adjust tension on fan belt

Your '90 Benz has a belt tensioner that is automatic. You just insert the correct tool to ease the tensioner pulley, (The tool is inserted into the bracket for the tensioner pulley), to the left as you're facing the car. Then slip your serpentine belt off. Reinstallation is a reversal of this process. (I believe it's to the left, don't quote me on that)

The radiator support in front, should have a diagram of how the serpentine belt goes on the pulleys.

If your serpentine belt slips, then the belt tensioner pulley assembly is bad, needs to be replaced, or the serpentine belt itself is worn out.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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Loosen the idol pulley on a 1993 Buick century wagon


there are 2 methods for idler pulleys
all require to loosen the big nut holding the pulley on
some have a bolt at the back of the bracket behind the puller that you rotate either way to adjust off or on
others have a cog that runs on a rack that you turn up or down for the adjustment
remember to re-tension the big nut when finished as the method of adjustment is for adjustment only and is not sufficient to hold the pulley in position

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If you view the other tensioners you will see one that can be loosened, it will allow for some play. Install the replacement belt and reset the tensioner so that it is snug. There should be a belt routing diagram under the hood.

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How do you change the tension pully on a 1992 buick century


loosen of the big nut in the middle of the pulley. use the adjusting bolt behind the pulley to release the tension on the belt. remove the big not and the pulley will slide of the shaft. Take care as to where the spacers go for re-fitment of the pulley

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If the tensioner doesn't automatically reset to the proper position, then the spring in the tensioner arm is bad. Need to replace the tensioner assembly, in that case.

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I need to know how to get the serpentine belt off. I need to replace the serpentine belt and the pulley. It is a 1992 Buick Century Custom V6.


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Oct 31, 2010 | 1992 Buick Century

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Where is the tension pully on a 1993 ford taurus 3.0 motor


there is no spring tensioner on some of the 3.0 engines. See instructions below. I will paste a pic on the version that DOES have a tensioner at the bottom of this post.

3.0L Engine-Except SHO
ALTERNATOR BELT WITHOUT AUTOMATIC TENSIONER

  1. Loosen the adjusting arm and pivot bolts.
  2. Turn the alternator belt adjusting screw counterclockwise until the old belt can be removed.
  3. Remove the belt.

To install:
  1. Install the new belt over the pulleys. Check that all the V-grooves make proper contact with the pulleys.
  2. Adjust the belt tension, then tighten the adjusting arm and pivot bolts.

3.0L SHO Engine
ALTERNATOR BELT
See Figure 2
  1. Loosen the nut in the center of the idler pulley.
  2. Loosen the idler adjusting screw until the old belt can be removed, then remove the belt.

To install:
  1. Install the new belt over the pulleys in proper contact with the pulleys.
  2. Adjust the new belt to specifications as follows: Turn the idler pulley nut to the right to tighten the belt to a specification of 220-265 lbs. (980-1180 N). Torque the idler pulley nut to 25-37 ft. lbs. (34-50 Nm).

POWER STEERING AND AIR CONDITIONING BELT
See Figure 2
  1. Remove the alternator belt.
  2. Loosen the nut on the tensioner pulley.
  3. Turn the belt adjusting screw on the tensioner counterclockwise until the belt can be removed, then remove the belt.

To install:
  1. Position the new belt over the proper pulleys, making sure the V-grooves are properly seated.
  2. Install the alternator belt.
  3. Adjust the power steering and air conditioning belt to a specification of 154-198 lbs. (690-980 N) with a belt tension gauge.
  4. Adjust the alternator belt.
3.0L Engine (Except SHO) and 3.8L Engine
VEHICLES THROUGH 1993 WITH AUTOMATIC TENSIONER

See Figures 4 and 5
  1. Insert a 1 / 2 in. breaker bar into the square hole in the tensioner.

On the 3.8L engine, the tensioner has a1/2in. square hole cast into the rear of the tension arm directly behind the pulley. On the 3.0L engine, the1/2in. square hole is cast into the spring housing on the front of the tensioner.
  1. Rotate the tensioner clockwise and remove the belt.

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Fig. Fig. 5: 3.8L belt schematic-1993 shown


To install:

  1. Install the drive belt over all the pulleys, except for the alternator pulley on the 3.0L engine for vehicles through 1992, or the idler pulley for 1993 3.0L vehicles.
  2. Rotate tensioner counterclockwise and install the belt over the alternator pulley. Make sure that all the V-grooves make proper contact with the pulleys.
  3. On the 3.0L engine, install the alternator belt for vehicles through 1992.
  4. For 1993 3.0L vehicles, install the drive belt over the idler pulley.

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Need to replace tensioner pulley


Remove the belt by applying pressure opposite the tension on the spring in the tensioner.
Remove the bolt in the center of the tensioner pulley and remove it.
Reverse procedure to install.


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1998 Buick Park Avenue, replaced serp belt, but now no tension.


Hello. The tension can be adjusted. Just loosen the tensioning pulley, use a crow bar to put tension on the serpentine belt and tighten that tensioning pulley back down. Joe

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Lost one of thee wheels the fan belt runs on


it could be the tensioner pulley or idler pulley. to find out which one, the idler pulley is only the pulley itself. the tensioner pulley is attach to an assembly which give the bell tension

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tension chk aways between ALT and CP (harmonic balancer) and yes the idler (tensioner) is below the AC compressor. Recommend you replace it if seized.

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