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How do you install the belt to the belt tension wheel?

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If the model number you listed this question under is correct, changing the drive belt involves the following steps (skip down to step 6 for instructions on how to route the belt on the belt tensioner and motor pulley):
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1. UNPLUG the dryer and remove the lint screen.

2. Remove the two screws that were under the lint screen and lift the top panel.

3. Unplug the door switch connector plug and any ground wire that may be installed on the casing.

4. Locate the two screws that hold the front panel in place. There should be one screw on each side in the cabinet interior.

5. With the door shut, lean against the front panel and remove the two screws that hold it in place. Once the screws are removed, grasp the front panel at the top center and lift straight up to remove.

You should now have complete access to the dryer interior. Release the belt tension, by pushing the idler pulley (tensioner) to the right (away from the belt) and remove the old belt from around the drum.

If the belt has broken, this may sometimes cause the idler pulley (tensioner) to come loose. This is normal with no tension on the pulley to hold it in place. To install a new belt and re-install the pulley, follow these steps:

6. Loop the drive belt around the dryer drum with the groove side facing the drum. (Try to line the belt up with the wear marks already on the drum from the previous belt).

7. With the tensioner in your left hand, insert the clip end of the idler pulley into the grooves on the dryer bottom casing with the idler wheel pointing to your left. (The grooves are directly in front of the drive motor.)

8. While holding the tensioner in place, insert the belt UNDER the wheel with your right hand and push the wheel to the RIGHT while pulling the belt over the drive motor pulley.

If this does not explain it well enough, you can also verify by going to repairclinic.com. Click on the Repair Help link and look for the "Dryer Belt Diagrams" link under the Special Features section on the next page. Look for WHIRLPOOL and refer to diagram H (This model is manufactured by Whirlpool).

Replacement parts (if required) can be ordered on line at any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

The part number for a replacement belt is 341241. All these sites offer great service with competitive pricing, so shop and compare. The first three sites I have listed also include helpful exploded view diagrams that can help you locate and properly identify the parts you may need. you can view a diagram of the belt and tensioner under the "Cabinet Parts" section.

NOTE: If you still have the Teflon glide type tensioner, Whirlpool recommends you replace it with a conventional roller type idler pulley. The Teflon type tensioners caused premature wear to the drive belt. The part number is 691366.


Once you have the belt installed, re-install the dryer front panel by holding it as you did previously. Line up the holes on the inside bottom edge of the front panel with the small mounting cleats on the front edge of the side panels. This can be done by yourself, but an assistant may make it easier. Once you have the front panel in place, lean against it to hold it in place and install the mounting screws.

NOTE: Don't forget to reconnect the grounding wire and door switch connector plug. Without the door switch connected, the dryer will not run.
Lower the top panel back in place and reinstall the two screws.

NOTE: Placing a piece of duct tape over the dryer vent chute will help safeguard against dropping anything down in the blower fan assembly. If you drop any screws down the chute, you will need to remove the dryer back panel to retrieve them. If you have any questions about this repair, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

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Water pump/timing belt on 02 volvo s60 turbo diagram


5-Cylinder Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Engine stabilizer brace Servo reservoir Expansion tank Accessory drive belt Front timing belt cover Right front wheel Inner fender liner
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  4. Turn the crankshaft a further 1/4 turn clockwise and then back again until the markings correspond.
  5. Remove the upper timing belt cover.
  6. Slacken off the belt tensioner center bolt slightly.
  7. Hold the center bolt still and turn the eccentric on the tensioner clockwise to 10 o'clock.
  8. Remove the vibration damper using Volvo counterhold 999 5433 or equivalent.
  9. Remove the camshaft belt.

To install:
  1. Turn all the pulleys listening for bearing noise. Check to see that the contact surfaces are clean and smooth. If the tensioner pulley lever or idler is seized, replace it.
  2. If replacing with a new idler pulley, tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  3. If replacing tension pulley, screw into place using the center bolt by hand. Ensure that the tensioner fork is centered over the cylinder block rib. Ensure that the Allen hole on the eccentric is at "10 o'clock".
  4. Install the camshaft belt over pulley wheel on the crankshaft.
  5. Install the vibration damper and tighten the center nut to 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm).
  6. Install the timing belt in the following order:
    1. Around the crankshaft sprocket.
    2. Around the right idler pulley
    3. Around the camshaft sprockets
    4. Around the water pump
    5. Onto the tensioner pulley

  7. Carefully turn the crankshaft clockwise until the timing belt is tensioned. The belt must be tensioned between the intake camshaft pulley, the idler pulley and the crankshaft
  8. Hold the belt tensioner center bolt secure. Turn the belt tensioner eccentric counter-clockwise until the tensioner indicator passes the marked position.
  9. Then turn the belt tensioner eccentric back so that the indicator reaches the marked position in the center of the window and tighten the center bolt to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
  10. Press the belt to check that the indicator on the tensioner moves easily.
  11. Install or connect the following:

    Front timing belt cover and tighten to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm) Upper timing belt cover Accessory drive belt Servo reservoir Expansion tank Engine stabilizer brace. Tighten the bolts at the suspension turrets to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Tighten the engine bracket bolt to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm). Inner fender liner Front wheel Negative battery cable

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    Timing belt installed

    Fig. Tension indicator at different temperatures
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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-Chrysler 2.7L engine





2.7L Engine
A/C & Alternator Belt

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2. Remove the right front wheel and belt splash shield.
  3. Loosen tensioner locking bolt and pivot bolt.
  4. Rotate tensioner clockwise to allow enough slack to remove belt

To install:
  1. Install the air conditioning compressor/alternator belt on pulleys, tensioner in slack position, slip belt over idler last.
  2. Adjust drive belt tension.
  3. Install the belt splash shield and right front wheel.
  4. Lower vehicle.
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    Fig. Installing A/C & alternator belt-2.7L engine


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  3. Remove the right front wheel and belt splash shield.
  4. Loosen the tensioner locking bolt and pivot bolt.
  5. Rotate tensioner clockwise to allow enough slack to remove the belt

To install:
  1. With the tensioner in a slack position, install the Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor/alternator belt on the pulleys. Slip the belt over the idler last.
  2. Adjust the drive belt tension.
  3. Install the belt splash shield and right front wheel. Tighten the wheel lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm).
  4. Lower the vehicle.

Power Steering Belt
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2. Remove the right front wheel and belt splash shield.
  3. Remove the air conditioning compressor/alternator belt.
  4. Loosen belt adjusting bolt. It is not necessary to loosen the pivot bolt on the power steering pump. There is a bushing incorporated into the power steering pump/bracket that allows it to pivot.
  5. Remove the power steering belt.

To install:
  1. Install the power steering belt on pulleys.
  2. Adjust drive belt tension.
  3. Install the air conditioning compressor/alternator belt.
  4. Install the belt splash shield and right front wheel.
  5. Lower vehicle.


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How hard is it to change the water pump belt on a 1997 cadillac sedan de ville?


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REMOVAL
  1. Install a 1/2 inch drive extension into the belt drive tensioner (6).
  2. Push down on the extension to release tension.
  3. Remove the drive belt from the power steering pump (13
  4. Slowly return the tensioner to the original position.
  5. Remove the belt.
INSTALLATION

  1. Thread the drive belt through all the pulleys except for the power steering pump (1) and the drive belt tensioner (6).
  2. Insert a 1/2 inch drive extension into the drive belt tensioner.
  3. Push down on the tensioner and feed the belt around the tensioner wheel.
  4. With the tension applied, complete the belt routing. Make sure the belt is properly seated in all pulleys.
  5. Slowly return the tensioner back to its original position. This will apply tension to the drive belt.
  6. After installation, check the belt for proper seating on the pulleys, proper routing and alignment.
  7. Start the engine and check for proper belt and accessory operation.

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.

  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    • Negative battery cable

    • Engine cover

    • Right-hand front wheel

    • Right-hand wheel well side cover

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    • Water pump pulley

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  3. Turn the crankshaft pulley so cylinder No. 1 is at Top Dead Center (TDC). Align the pulley groove with the timing mark "T" of the timing belt cover.

  4. Remove or disconnect the following:

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    • Crankshaft flange

    • Lower timing belt cover

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    • 2.0L engine: Push the tension side of the belt in horizontally with a moderate force, the timing belt cog end sags approximately 0.16-0.24 inches (4-6 mm).

  1. Turn the crankshaft two turns in the clockwise direction and realign the crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprocket timing marks.

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the accessory drive belts.
  4. Remove the alternator.
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  7. Remove the upper and lower timing belt covers.
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To install:
  1. Install the timing belt tensioner pulley, move the tensioner to its furthest point and tighten the lockbolt.
  2. Install the timing belt onto the pulleys, as follows, crankshaft pulley first, then the idler pulley, exhaust camshaft pulley, intake camshaft pulley, and the tensioner pulley.
  3. Loosen the tensioner pulley and allow the tensioner spring to apply tension on the belt, then tighten the lockbolt to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-51 Nm).
  4. Rotate the crankshaft clockwise 2 turns and be sure all marks are still correctly aligned.
  5. Install the remaining components in the revere order of the removal noting the following torque specifications:

    Crankshaft pulley: 9-13 ft. lbs. (12-17 Nm) Water pump pulley: 9-13 ft. lbs. (12-17 Nm)
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.

1.6L (VIN 3) & 2.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Engine cover Right-hand front wheel Right-hand wheel well side cover Accessory drive belts Water pump pulley Timing belt upper cover
  3. Turn the crankshaft pulley so cylinder No. 1 is at Top Dead Center (TDC). Align the pulley groove with the timing mark T of the timing belt cover.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE If the timing belt is to be reused, mark the belt to indicate its turning direction.


    Crankshaft pulley Crankshaft flange Lower timing belt cover Timing belt tensioner Timing belt

To install:
  1. Align the timing marks of the camshaft and crankshaft sprockets to ensure the No. 1 cylinder is at TDC.
  2. Temporarily install the timing belt tensioner.
  3. Install the timing belt over the crankshaft sprocket, then inside the idler pulley, over the camshaft sprocket and then inside the timing belt tensioner.
  4. Apply tension to the timing belt by turning the tensioner in the clockwise direction so there is no slack in the belt on the tension side.
  5. Tighten the tensioner mounting bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  6. Check the timing belt tension as follows:
    1. 1.6L (VIN 3) engine: Push the tension side of the belt in horizontally with a moderate force, the timing belt cog end is approximately 1 / 2 of the tensioner mounting bolt head radius away from the bolt head center.
    2. 2.0L engine: Push the tension side of the belt in horizontally with a moderate force, the timing belt cog end sags approximately 0.16-0.24 inches (4-6 mm).

  7. Turn the crankshaft two turns in the clockwise direction and realign the crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprocket timing marks.
  8. Install or connect the following:

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  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

  2. Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt and tensioner Timing belt cover Right front wheel Right inner splash shield Crankshaft pulley
  3. Align the timing marks.
    1. Removing Timing Belt
    1. Loosen the timing belt tensioner bolt (1).
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    3. Insert a 1 / 8 inch drill bit in the hole (3) to lock the belt tensioner in place.
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    NOTE: Minor cracks in the V-grooved portion of the serpentine drive belt (8620) are considered normal and acceptable. If the drive belt has chunks missing from the ribs, the drive belt should be replaced.

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    Removal
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      Drive Belt Tensioner—3.0L (4V)


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    Installation
    1. Install drive belt over all pulleys (except drive belt tensioner).
    1. Rotate drive belt tensioner as described under the removal procedure and install drive belt over drive belt tensioner pulley. Make sure that all V-grooves make proper contact with pulleys. Make sure spring keeper releases or improper belt tension will occur.


      Pulley, Routing—Accessory Drive Belt 3.0L (2V)/3.0L (2V) FF Engine


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      Item Part Number Description 1 10300 Generator 2 6C348 Idler Pulley 3 3A674 Power Steering Pump 4 19703 A/C Compressor 5 6312 Crankshaft Pulley 6 6B209 Drive Belt Tensioner 7 8501 Water Pump 8 8620 Drive Belt

      Pulley, Routing—Accessory Drive Belt 3.0L (4V)


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      Item Part Number Description 1 3A674 Power Steering Pump 2 8501 Water Pump 3 19703 A/C Compressor 4 8620 Drive Belt 5 6312 Crankshaft Pulley 6 6B209 Drive Belt Tensioner 7 10300 Generator
    3.4L SHO Engine
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    1. Remove the inner fender splash shield.
    1. Remove the alternator shield.
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      Using a 3/8 inch ratchet on the lifting lug, rotate drive belt tensioner counterclockwise (upward) and engage spring keeper. Remove drive belt from drive belt tensioner.
    1. Lower vehicle.
    1. Remove drive belt.
    Installation
    1. Install drive belt over all pulleys (except drive belt tensioner ).
    1. Raise vehicle on hoist.
    1. Rotate drive belt tensioner , as described under Removal procedure and install drive belt over drive belt tensioner pulley. Make sure all V-grooves make proper contact with pulleys. Make sure the spring keeper is released or improper belt tension will occur.
    1. Install the alternator shield.
    1. Install the inner fender splash shield.
    1. Install the wheel and tire assembly. For additional information, refer to Section 04-04.


      Pulley Routing—Accessory Drive Belt, 3.4L SHO


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      Item Part Number Description 1 3A733 Power Steering Pump Pulley 2 6B217 (RH) Idler Pulley 3 19703 A/C Compressor 4 8620 Drive Belt 5 6312 Crankshaft Pulley 6 6B209 Drive Belt Tensioner 7 10346 Generator 8 6B217 (LH) Idler Pulley 9 6B217 (Center) Idler Pulley
    Drive Belt, Water Pump
    Removal
    1. NOTE: If removal of the water pump drive pulley is required, refer to Section 03-03.

      Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise by hand and remove drive belt from drive belt tensioner .
    1. Remove drive belt from water pump drive pulley and water pump pulley.
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    1. Position drive belt onto water pump drive pulley and water pump pulley.
    1. Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise by hand and install drive belt over top of drive belt tensioner pulley. Make sure all V-grooves make proper contact with pulleys.


      Pulley Routing—Water Pump Drive Belt


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      Item Part Number Description 1 6B209 Drive Belt Tensioner 2 6A312 Crankshaft Pulley 3 8501 Water Pump 4 8620 Drive Belt

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