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Door reverses not all the time when it stops when contacting the garage floor, have move the downward limit control switch to no avail


Many openers have a type of load limit such that if it meets resistance, it will reverse. Some have an adjustment on the opener somewhere that you can change how much resistance it takes to reverse.
Also, your spring tension may be too high. If you disconnect the door from the opener, there should be enough spring tension to allow for easy raising AND lowering of the door - if it's not balanced correctly, you can have the problem you described.

Nov 11, 2014 | Building Materials

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Cratftsman Lawnmower; 16.5 horse; 42 inch deck, need assistance replacing armbrake and tension spring #58 on sears schematic; MOwer model number is 917271120-- particularly, where does this spring attach?...


Judging by the diagram the spring mounts under the armbrake, the Bolt (#52) goes through the circular spring. One end of the spring goes into one of the holes near the bolt on the armbrake and the other ( after providing tension by turning the spring ) must attach to a non moving part on the deck to be able to provide the required tension Look for a small turned up piece of metal with a notch in it on the housing.
Hope this helps

May 18, 2011 | Garden

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I need to replace the serpentine belt but cant move the tensioner pulley up or down my popz said not to loosen the nut in the center of the tensioner what do i do???


If you are certain that you have the tensioner and not an idler pulley, your dad may not be correct. There are two components to a non spring loaded tensioner, one is the adjusting screw, and the other is the pulley bolt. You have to back of a turn or so, on the center retainer bolt, or the pulley will never move. The load is intended to be held by the center bolt, and NOT the adjuster bolt.

Mar 22, 2011 | 2000 Dodge Caravan

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Where is the serpentine belt adjustment on a 96 cavalier 2.2 litre


Hello ycharger.
The cavalier uses a spring tensioner and is not adjustable.
If your belt is loose it is most likely that the tensioner has seized or the spring has broken and not keeping the belt tight.
It will require the replacement of the tensioner as an assembly.

Not a real easy one to do though.
Here is the guide from the manual.

  1. Disconnect negative battery cable and remove the coolant reservoir.
  2. Remove serpentine belt.
  3. Remove two generator bolts.
  4. Remove power steering pump and position aside.
  5. Remove tensioner bolts and tensioner.
  6. Reverse procedure to install, Torquing tensioner bolts to 37 ft. lbs.
There you are, I hope it helps.
Thank you for using FixYa.

KL

Dec 26, 2010 | 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Timing belt


TIMING BELT & SPROCKETS R & I
NOTE: Some procedures may differ slightly due to engine
construction.
Removal
1) Remove all necessary air ducts. Position No. 4 piston at
TDC of compression stroke. Align timing marks. See Fig. 2. Remove fan
and fan shroud. Remove belts. If necessary, remove radiator and
splashguard.
2) Prevent engine from rotating and remove crankshaft timing
pulley retaining bolt. Remove upper and lower timing belt covers.
Remove spring from tension pulley. Loosen adjusting bolt and move
pulley toward water pump. Remove timing belt.
CAUTION: Ensure pistons are at TDC when rotating camshaft or damage
may result.
Inspection
1) Handle timing belt carefully. Avoid twisting or kinking
belt. Do not allow belt to become contaminated by water, oil, dirt or
other contaminates. Inspect belt for cracks or damage. If necessary,
replace.
2) Measure tension pulley spring length and force. Spring
length should not exceed 2.76" (70.2 mm) and spring force should not
be less than 197-347 lbs. (27-48 kg).
3) Replace tension pulley spring if not within specification.
Installation
1) Pull tensioner fully toward water pump side and
temporarily tighten retaining bolt. Ensure No. 4 cylinder is at TDC on
compression stroke by rotating crankshaft until keyway aligns with
mark on front crankshaft seal housing (12 o'clock). Rotate camshaft
until timing mark on cam gear (arrow) aligns with mark on upper
camshaft cover (notch). See Fig. 2.
NOTE: When timing marks are aligned as stated above, No. 4 piston
is at TDC on compression stroke.
2) Position timing belt over crankshaft sprocket, oil pump
sprocket, camshaft sprocket and tensioner in that order. Ensure belt
is positioned in sequence given and without slack between sprockets.
Loosen tension sprocket adjusting bolt allowing spring tension to
tighten belt. Tighten adjusting bolt temporarily.
3) Temporarily install crankshaft pulley bolt and rotate
crankshaft 2 complete revolutions in opposite direction of engine
rotation, until marks on crankshaft and front oil seal retainer are
aligned again. See Fig. 2. Loosen tensioner lock bolt, allowing
tesioner spring to fully adjust tension. Tighten tensioner lock bolt.
4) Install timing belt covers. To complete installation,
reverse removal procedures. Tighten all bolts to specification. See
TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table at end of this article.
Fig. 2: 2.3L & 2.6L Timing Alignment Marks
Courtesy of Isuzu Motor Co

Dec 13, 2010 | 1989 Isuzu Pickup 2WD

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Is the idler pulley what sets the tension on the serpentine belt


yes and that's how you change the belt also. just turn it with a wrench to loosen it if you want to change the belt.

Dec 18, 2009 | 1996 Dodge Caravan

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I need to replace the serp. belt on a 1998 Chevy Malibu with a 2.4L engine. I'm pretty sure the idler pully is my tensioner but I don't know where the adjuster bolt is. So where is the tensioner's...


Serpentine drive belt routing-GM 2.4L engine

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Where is says to rotate tensioner, you put the socket/wrench on the center of the pulley....rotate counter-clockwise.

Nov 02, 2009 | 1998 Chevrolet Malibu

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Air conditioner belt 3.5 eng


A/C Belt To Remove:
NOTE: The A/C drive belt self tensioner is NOT a dynamic tensioner. After adjustment the tensioner bracket bolts are tightened. The torsion spring is no longer responsible for tensioning the A/C belt. The torsion spring is only used for initial belt tensioning.
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Remove alternator/power steering belt to gain access to A/C belt:
  3. Loosen, do not remove tensioner locking bolt and pivot bolt.
  4. Insert 1/2" drive breaker bar into square opening on belt tensioner.
  5. Rotate tensioner counterclockwise until belt can be removed from pulleys.
  6. Slowly rotate tensioner clockwise to relieve spring load. NOTE: Clean all foreign debris from belt pulley grooves. The belt pulleys must be free of oil, grease, and coolants before installing the drive belt.
    NOTE: Belt replacement under any or all of the following conditions is required:
    • Excessive wear
    • Frayed cords
    • Severe glazing
  7. NOTE: Poly-V Belt system may develop minor cracks across the ribbed side (due to reverse bending). These minor cracks are considered normal and acceptable. Parallel cracks are not
    NOTE: Do not use any type of belt dressing or restorer on Poly-V Belts.

Jun 28, 2009 | 2002 Dodge Intrepid

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What tools do I need to remove both engine belts from my wife's 2004 Concorde.do I need ome special tensioner tool to move the tensioner the other belt is a regular v belt and it goes around the...


2.7L & 3.5L Engines same Tools & Procedure Rate Me Please 1/2 in. breaker bar & Special Tool 7198 for conventional V-belts and Poly-V belts
  1. REMOVAL
    AIR CONDITIONING BELT

    NOTE: The A/C drive belt self tensioner is NOT a dynamic tensioner. After adjustment the tensioner bracket bolts are tightened. The torsion spring is no longer responsible for tensioning the A/C belt. The torsion spring is only used for initial belt tensioning.
    1. Remove generator/power steering belt to gain access to A/C belt. Refer to GENERATOR/POWER STEERING BELT for procedure.

    1. Loosen BUT DO NOT REMOVE tensioner locking bolt and pivot bolt (Fig. 2).
    2. Insert 1/2" drive breaker bar into square opening on belt tensioner. Rotate tensioner counterclockwise until belt can be removed from pulleys (Fig. 2).
    3. Slowly rotate tensioner clockwise to relieve spring load.
    CLEANING
    Clean all foreign debris from belt pulley grooves. The belt pulleys must be free of oil, grease, and coolants before installing the drive belt.

    INSPECTION
    Belt replacement under any or all of the following conditions is required:
    • Excessive wear
    • Frayed cords
    • Severe glazing
  • Poly-V Belt system may develop minor cracks across the ribbed side (due to reverse bending). These minor cracks are considered normal and acceptable. Parallel cracks are not (Fig. 3).

    NOTE:
    Do not use any type of belt dressing or restorer on Poly-V Belts. INSTALLATION

    AIR CONDITIONING BELT - NEW

    WARNING: DO NOT REMOVE A/C BELT TENSIONER LOCKING BOLT WITHOUT FIRST HOLDING THE TENSIONER WITH A 1/2" DRIVE BREAKER BAR, AS PERSONAL INJURY COULD RESULT.
NOTE: Verify that torsion spring position is in the new belt position before installing a NEW belt (Fig. 4). If torsion spring is not in the new belt position, follow steps 1-7 to change the tensioner spring from the USED belt position to the NEW belt position.
  1. Insert a 1/2" drive breaker bar into the square opening on the tensioner. Hold counterclockwise pressure on tensioner while removing the locking bolt (Fig. 2).
  2. Carefully release spring load of the torsion spring on the tensioner.
  3. Remove pivot bolt, tensioner, and spring from front timing cover.
  4. Insert spring arm into the NEW belt position on the tensioner (Fig. 4).
  5. Install torsion spring, tensioner, and pivot bolt.
  6. Install pivot bolt. Tighten only finger tight, at this time.
  7. Using a 1/2" drive breaker bar, apply counterclockwise pressure until locking bolt can be installed.
    1. Install the NEW belt by rotating the tensioner counterclockwise until the NEW belt can be installed on pulleys. See (Fig. 5) for belt routing.
    2. Release tensioner and remove breaker bar. Belt is automatically adjusted with the tensioner's torsion spring.
    3. Tighten tensioner locking bolt and pivot bolt to 28 Nm (250 in. lbs.) (Fig. 2).
    4. Install generator/power steering belt.
    AIR CONDITIONING BELT - USED

    NOTE: A "used belt" is considered having more than 500 miles of service use. NOTE: Perform steps 1-7 to change the tensioner spring from the NEW belt position, to the USED belt position.
    1. Insert a 1/2" drive breaker bar into the square opening on tensioner. Hold counterclockwise pressure on tensioner, while removing tensioner locking bolt (Fig. 2).
    2. Carefully release the tension of spring on tensioner.
    3. Remove pivot bolt, tensioner, and spring from front cover.
    4. Insert spring into the USED belt position on tensioner bracket (Fig. 4).
    5. Install spring, tensioner bracket, and pivot bolt.
    6. Install pivot bolt. Tighten only finger tight, at this time.
    7. Using a 1/2" drive breaker bar, apply counterclockwise pressure until locking bolt can be installed.
    8. Install the USED belt by rotating tensioner counterclockwise until belt can be installed on pulleys. See (Fig. 5) for belt routing.
    9. Release tensioner and remove breaker bar. Belt is automatically adjusted with the tensioner's torsion spring.
    10. Tighten tensioner locking bolt and pivot bolt to 28 Nm (250 in. lbs.) (Fig. 2).
    11. Install generator/power steering belt.
I Hope This is Of Help To YOU IF So PLEASE HELP ME RATE ME it Helps Thank You Very Much and Happy Motoring !!!!!!!!

Jan 21, 2009 | Chrysler Concorde Cars & Trucks

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Replace alternator


Remove the neg. {black} battery cable. Disconect the two sets of wires from the alternator {one is bolted onto a post, the other is a plug}. Remove the tension on the belt buy moving the tensioner with a wrench or the special tool. {the tensioner is a pulley on a spring loaded arm bolted to the block, refer to the belt routing sticker under the hood} Remove the three or four bolts that mount the alternetor and remove it. The instal is the reverse of removal, the belt tension is self adjusting. Make sure the battery is charged.

May 15, 2008 | 1997 Pontiac Sunfire

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