How do you relieve tension on the serpentine belt of a 1994 f150 5.0 and is a special tool needed?
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How do you relieve tension on the serpentine belt of a 2001 Ford F150 4.3 V6 and is a special tool needed?
on the tensioner there is a square hole for a ratchet or use a wrench on the nut The 2001 actually doesn't have the sqare hole. That's on the earlier trucks. Use a 15mm socke…t on a long breaker bar. There is a bolt head at the center of the tensioner pulley (just to the left of the middle of the engine if you're looking at it). Turn the handle toward the passenger side, and this will release the tension on the belt. Make sure you have a diagram to tell you how the belt is routed, so that you can put it back on in the right manner. Oh, and the F150's come with a 4.2L V6, not a 4.3L. Just FYI. Good luck!
\n. \n Answer 1 \n. \nNeed the same information... must call ford. won't buy another one!!!!\n. \n. \n Answer 2 \n. \nThere IS a special belt tensioner tool you …can buy, but a long ratchet or breaker bar works fine. Simply turn the tensioner to loosen the belt. It is the only pulley that is egg shaped.\n. \n. \n Answer 3 \n. \nThe tension pully is a spring loaded "idler" pulley, AND the ONLY ONE which IS NOT "driving" something, like the alternator, power steering pump, smog pump, radiator fan, etc.\n. \nOn most cars it is about 5 or 6 inches in diameter, and generally located "higher" on the front of the engine.\n. \nIt is mounted on a spring loaded "arm," which is how it maintains the "tension."\n. \nAs Answer 3 says, a long ratchet handle [or better, a breaker bar], with a socket which properly fits the tension pulley mounting bolt will do as well as the expensive dedicated "tool."
tension pulley . \none of the pullies that doesn't drive anything will have a bolt head in the center, turn this counterclockwise, and as you do so, the tesion will be remo…ved. as soon as you let tension of the socket however, the tension will be re-instated.
How do you relieve tension on the serpentine belt of a 1992 V6 Chevrolet G20 Van Is there any special equipment needed to change the belt?
Answer . Most of the GM serpentine belts have a spring-loaded tensioner. It should be somewhere along the top of the belt path. It will be an idler pulley on an arm about s…ix inches long which mounts to the engine. Place a wrench on the bolt in the middle of the pulley (a socket handle is best) and turn it in the direction that lifts the pulley off the belt. Use the longest wrench handle you have, and procede carefully; that spring is pretty healthy. Slip the belt out from under the pulley, and then gently let the pulley back down. Finish removing the belt, and then position the new one over all the other pulleys. Finally, lift the tensioner again, slip the belt under it, and slowly let it down onto the belt.\n. \nThere is a special tool available for this. It's nice and long for good leverage, and the handle will bend so that it can reach into some spaces a socket wrench handle can't. Autozone has one in their Loan-a-Tool program.
Answer . a socket and a ratchet should do the trick if you can get your hand in there if not slide a pipe over the end of the ratchet you dont need to relaese it much for i…t to come off. Answer . A 3/8" hinge handle should do the trick.
No speacial tool required. Use a standard socket driver I believe its 3/8 but may be 1/2" There is a square punched out of the tensioner to receive it. Applying torque with th…e socket wrench will relieve tension to allow you to slip the belt off or the new belt on. repair in minutes Cheers
To relieve serpentine belt tension you need to use a Rachet arm or Breaker bar, the longer the better. (Many parts stores, such as Auto Zone will let you use their special too…l made just for this purpose.) Fit the 3/8 square drive tip into a hole in the bracket which is attached to the Tension pulley. Once you insert the drive tip into the matching hole, simply turn the ratchet or breaker bar until the pulley rotates and releases the tension.
Use a 1/2" socket wrench. From underneath the truck, put the 1/2" drive into the front of the tensioner pulley and rotate the tensioner in a downward direction to loosen the t…ension. If you want to remove the serpentine belt, slide the belt off one of the pulleys with your other hand. Be careful not to get your finger caught in between the belt and the pulley if the tensioner moves back up. If you have a second person to help, have them slide the belt off the alternator pulley from the top side.
put a wrench on the tensioner pully and pull it to release tension on the belt
The tension on a 1988 Ford F150 can be loosened by adjusting thebelt tensioner. The retaining bolt is loosened, the tensionershifted slightly, and tightened down.
the idler pully makes the tension. to remove belt you use a wrench push tensioner in a direction that would loosen the belt as if you were trying to tighten or loosen the bolt… holding the pulley on. carefull high tension.
How do you relieve the tension on the tensioner to change the serpentine belt on a 1999 Buick Lesabre?
I have a 92 PA and have used a socket and the ratchet handle. With limited movement in this area the ratchet will allow you to get more movement of the pulley to get the belt …off. Just remember which way the belt was routed as it can be confusing when trying to put it back on.
You need a 1/2" ratchet or a Johnson bar. The idler pulley has a square 1/2" hole that the square on the ratchet will fit in and allow you to turn the pulley and relieve the t…ension.
Yes you need a wrench to loosen the tensioner and then release the belt slowly from the bolt in the top of alternator after that you would need a long and strong screw driver …(crowbar) to release it from the pulley it self. Do not forget to draw the diagram of how the belt serpentine around the pulley.
No The tentioner should have bolt in center move tentioner to apply belt
the front of the pulley that the belt rides on will have a square hole in it. you should be able to put either a 3/8 or 1/2 inch ratchet in that hole and pull it one way or th…e other to take the pressure off. the size of the hole and the direction depends on the vehicle.