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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: i have an 03 gmc
should be right under the alternator and if its not the sometimes the alternator itself should adjust and act as a tensioner pulley, and if that's the case then your gonna need like a pry bar to get the belt tight again after you put the new alternator in.
Posted on Apr 15, 2011
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Jan 03, 2015 | Mercedes-Benz Mercedes Benz 190e 2.6...
Excessive belt tension will cause damage to the alternator and water pump pulley bearings, while, on the other hand, loose belt tension will produce slip and premature wear on the belt. Therefore, be sure to adjust the belt tension to the proper level.
To adjust the tension on a drive belt, loosen the adjusting bolt or fixing bolt locknut on the alternator, alternator bracket or tension pulley. Then move the alternator or turn the adjusting bolt to adjust belt tension. Once the desired value is reached, secure the bolt or locknut and recheck tension.
Fig. . . . then remove the alternator belt from the engine
Fig. . . . then remove the power steering belt from the engine
Fig. Accessory V-belt routing-Mitsubishi 3.5L and 1998-00 3.0L SOHC Galant engines
ALTERNATOR AND A/C COMPRESSOR
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Inspect the drive belt(s) every 30,000 miles or 24 months. Determine the belt tension at a point halfway between the pulleys by pressing on the belt with moderate thumb pressure. If the deflection is found to be too much or too little, perform the tension adjustments.
On some Acura models it will be necessary to work from beneath the vehicle when servicing the accessory drive belts.
Before adjusting, inspect the belt to see that it is not cracked or worn. Be sure that its surfaces are free of grease and oil. If contamination is present, belt replacement is recommended.
Fig. Fig. 13: Belt routing and alternator belt adjustment-2.5L engine
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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-2.7L engine
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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-Chrysler 2.7L engine
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Fig. Installing A/C & alternator belt-2.7L engine
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Fig. Fig. 6: Loosen the pivot bolt ...
Fig. Fig. 8: ... slip the old belt off and install a new one
Fig. Fig. 9: Pull outwards to tension the belt
Fig. Fig. 10: Belt routing on the 20R, 22R and 22R-EC engines
Fig. Fig. 11: Belt routing on the 4ME, 5ME and 5MG-E engines
To adjust the tension of the alternator drive belt on all models, loosen the pivot and mounting bolts on the alternator. Using a wooden hammer handle, a broomstick or your hand, move the alternator one way or the other until the proper tension is achieved.
WARNING Do not use a screwdriver or any other metal device (such as a prybar) as a lever.
Tighten the mounting bolts securely. If a new belt has been installed, recheck the tension after about 200 miles (480 km) of driving.
Air Conditioning Compressor
A/C compressor belt tension can be adjusted by turning the tension adjusting bolt which is located on the compressor tensioner bracket. Turn the bolt clockwise to tighten the belt and counterclockwise to loosen it.
See Figures 12
To adjust the tension of the air pump drive belt, loosen the adjusting lever bolt and the pivot bolt. Move the pump in or out until the desired tension is felt.
The tension should be checked between the air pump and the crankshaft pulley on cars without air conditioning. On cars with A/C, the tension should be checked between the A/C compressor and the crankshaft pulley.
Fig. Fig. 12: Moving the air pump to tension the drive belt
Power Steering Pump
Tension on the power steering belt is adjusted by means of an idler pulley. Turn the adjusting bolt on the idler pulley until the desired tension is felt and then retighten the lockbolt.
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Alternator belt tension is adjusted on these engines by means of a tension adjusting bolt.
On some vehicles it is easier to access a component from underneath the truck
Loosen the alternator pivot bolt with a box wrench or a ratchet and socket
Use the adjusting bolt to vary tension on the belt
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On most of the 1981-88 model year engines covered in this information, the alternator/water pump drive belt is tensioned by a screw type tensioner, which makes precise tension adjustment easy.
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