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How to tighten the tension pulley on a 95 voyager?

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Tension pully, automatically tightens itself
thses are spring loaded
if belt is loose, it is worn out and needs replacing

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the tensioner pulley is spring loaded to maintain proper tension constantly.if your belt is loose cracked or frayed,replace it.if tensioner isn't working,replace tensioner assembly.

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Use a breaker bar with a socket that fits the nut in the pulley. Apply pressure in the opposite direction of the tension. You will get enough slack to remove the belt.

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95 Ply.grand voyager3.3 serpentine belt; after loosening tensioner bolt do what to get belt over top of tension pulley?


be sure it is as low as you can get it. Might want to hit it with a rubber mallet on top of the bracket. Do not go cave man on the bracket. Might be able to mount belt like you would a tire. Just pull it over the top being careful not to damage the pulley.

Jun 02, 2016 | 1995 Plymouth Grand Voyager

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Do I hand tighten the bolt on my tensioner after I replace it, or use a tool? And also, how do you get the belt back on?


Yes. you will need tools! You'll get the belt on all pulleys EXCEPT the tensioner, Then with your "tool" (If im remembering correctly, On your tensioner, you just use a 3/8 ratchet) you get your belt close(To the tensioner, AFTER being on all other pulleys CORRECTLY, and push the tensioner down, and slip the belt on!

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How do you set the timming on a 95 honda accord


1990–95 4-Cylinder Accord and 1992–95 Prelude
  1. .
  2. Fig. 10: On all engines except VTEC, the belt adjuster arm must be locked in place using one of the lower cover mounting bolts 86803136.gif
    NOTE: There are two belts in this system; the one running to the camshaft pulley is the timing belt. The other, shorter one drives the balance shaft and is referred to as the balancer belt or timing balancer belt. Use a piece of chalk or a marker to place an identifying arrow on the belts. The arrow can identify the direction of rotation or the outer edge of the belts. The belts must be reinstalled so it moves in the same direction. Protect the belts from oil, coolant, etc. It's an even better idea to replace the belts at this point.
  3. Loosen the timing belt adjustment nut. Push on the tensioner to relieve tension from the balancer belt, then tighten the nut. Remove the balancer belt.
  4. On all models except Prelude with VTEC, loosen the lockbolt installed earlier and the adjusting nut. Push on the tensioner to release the timing belt, then tighten the nut. Carefully remove the timing belt. On Prelude VTEC models, remove the timing belt from the pulleys, then remove the bolts securing the auto-tensioner. Remove the auto-tensioner from the engine. To install:
  5. Check the position of the timing marks. The timing pointer must be perfectly aligned with the TDC (white mark) on the flywheel or flex-plate; the camshaft pulley must be aligned so that the word UP is at the top of the pulley and the marks on the edge of the pulley are aligned with the surfaces of the head. Additionally, the face of the front timing balancer pulley has a mark which must be aligned with the notch on the oil pump body. This pulley is the one to the left crank when viewed from the pulley end.
  6. Fit the timing belt over the pulleys and tensioner. On DOHC engines without VTEC, remove the 5mm pin punches from behind the cam pulleys.
  7. Except Prelude VTEC models:
    1. Temporarily install the crank pulley and bolt.
    2. Loosen the tensioner adjusting nut 1 turn, then tighten it. Rotate the crankshaft counterclockwise until the camshaft pulley has moved 3 teeth to create tension on the belt. Loosen the nut again, then tighten it to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm). NOTE: Always rotate the crankshaft counterclockwise when viewed from the pulley end. Rotating it clockwise will cause improper adjustment and possible damage.
    3. Tighten the lockbolt installed earlier to lock the timing belt adjuster arm. Remove the crank pulley.
  8. On Prelude VTEC models:
    1. Hold the auto-tensioner with the maintenance bolt facing up. Loosen and remove the bolt. NOTE: Handle the tensioner carefully so the oil inside does not spill or leak. Replenish with clean engine oil if any does leak. Total capacity is 1⁄4 fl. oz. (8 ml).
    2. Clamp the mounting flange of the tensioner in a vise using a cloth or blocks of wood to protect it. Insert a flat blade screwdriver into the maintenance hole. Place the stopper (tool number 14540-P13-003) or an equivalent clamp on the tensioner, then turn the screwdriver clockwise to compress the bottom. Be careful not to damage the threads or the gasket contact surface.
    3. Install the maintenance bolt on the tensioner with a new gasket. Tighten to 6 ft. lbs. (8 Nm).
    4. Make sure no oil is leaking from around the maintenance bolt, then install the tensioner on the engine. Make sure the stopper stays in place and tighten the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
    5. Remove the stopper. Fig. 11: On VTEC engines, the tensioner must be compressed before installing it on the engine 86803137.gif
      Fig. 12: Remove the stopper after installing the tensioner on the engine 86803138.gif

  9. Make sure all timing marks are positioned correctly (as described earlier).
  10. Align the rear timing balancer pulley (to the right of the crank pulley) using a 6x100mm bolt or rod. Mark the bolt or rod at a point 2.913 in. (74mm) from the end. Remove the bolt from the maintenance hole on the side of the block; insert the rod into the hole. Align the 74mm mark with the face of the hole. This pin will hold the shaft in place during installation.
  11. Loosen the tensioner adjusting nut and verify that the timing balancer belt adjuster moves freely. Fig. 13: The balancer shaft must be held in position during timing belt installation 86803139.gif

  12. Fit the balancer belt over the pulleys. Remove the bolt or rod from the maintenance hole.
  13. Temporarily install the crank pulley. Rotate the engine one turn counterclockwise, then tighten the tensioner adjusting nut to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm). Double check the positions of the timing marks and make sure they still line up. If not remove the belts and repeat the procedures. NOTE: Both belt adjusters are spring-loaded to properly tension the belts. Do not apply any additional pressure to the pulleys or tensioners while performing the adjustment.
  14. Remove the crank pulley. Remove the lockbolt installed earlier on the timing belt adjuster arm. Install the maintenance bolt with a new washer. Tighten it to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
  15. Install the lower cover, making certain the rubber seals are in place and correctly located. Tighten the retaining bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
  16. If applicable, raise the lower beam and engine into place. Install the rear bolts for the lower beam. Tighten them to 28 ft. lbs. (39 Nm) on 1990–91 Accords, 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) on 1992–95 Accords and 43 ft. lbs. (60 Nm) on 1992–95 Preludes.
  17. Install the key on the crankshaft and install the crankshaft pulley. Apply oil to the bolt threads and tighten it to the following:
    • 1990 Accord: 166 ft. lbs. (230 Nm)
    • 1991–93 Accord: 159 ft. lbs. (220 Nm)
    • 1992–93 Prelude: 159 ft. lbs. (220 Nm)
    • 1994–95 Accord and Prelude: 181 ft. lbs. (245 Nm)
  18. Install the dipstick tube and dipstick.
  19. Install the side engine mount (refer to engine removal and installation for procedures). Remove the jack from under the engine.
  20. Install the upper belt cover.
  21. Install the side engine mount support bracket if it was removed.
  22. Install the valve cover.
  23. Install the compressor and/or alternator drive belt; adjust the tension.
  24. Route the wiring harness over the valve cover and connect the wiring to the alternator.
  25. Install the power steering pump and install the belt.
  26. Reinstall the cruise control actuator. Connect the vacuum hose and the electrical connector.
  27. Double check all installation items, paying particular attention to loose hoses or hanging wires, untightened nuts, poor routing of hoses and wires (too tight or rubbing) and tools left in the engine area.
  28. Refill the engine coolant.
  29. Install the splash shield under the engine.
  30. Connect the negative battery cable.
  31. Start the engine, allowing it to idle. Check for any signs of leakage or any sound of the belts rubbing or binding.

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How do I change the belts on a plymouth voyager? The tensioner seems to confuse me, is it a bolt tightening system instead of a spring loaded tensioner?


Most tensioners like yours have a square hole in it to put a racket or breaker bar into to put the needed tension against the belt while you tighten the bolt. Usually you should have one inch of play in the belt at its widest span between two pulley areas. Push down on belt then pull up on belt in the middle of the belt span, and allow the one inch from the top to bottom of where you were pushing on the belt.

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How to tighten altenator belt on a 95 dodge neon . I see no way of getting my hands in there to do it.


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Use a breaker bar with a socket that fits the nut in the pulley. Apply pressure in the opposite direction of the tension. You will get enough slack to remove the belt.

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