Mechanics

SERPENTINE BELT

2006 Nissan Altima • 4 cylinder •

How do I replace the serpentine belt on a 2006 Nissan Altima 4L
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Ccuaump17
February 12, 2011.




Removal and Installation
REMOVAL

1. While securely holding the hexagonal part in pulley center of drive belt auto-tensioner, move in the direction of arrow (loosening direction of tensioner) using Tool.

CAUTION: *Avoid placing hand in a location where pinching may occur if the holding tool accidentally comes off.
*Do not loosen the auto-tensioner pulley bolt. (Do not turn it counterclockwise.) If turned counterclockwise, the complete auto-tensioner must be replaced as a unit, including pulley.

2. Insert a rod approximately 6 mm (0.24 inch) in diameter through the rear of tensioner into retaining boss to lock tensioner pulley.
*Leave tensioner pulley arm locked until belt is installed again.

3. Loosen auxiliary drive belt from water pump pulley in sequence, and remove it. Tool number: - (J-46535)

INSTALLATION

1. Hook the auxiliary drive belt onto all of the pulleys except for the water pump pulley. Hook the drive belt onto water pump pulley last.

CAUTION: Confirm belts are completely set on the pulleys.

2. Release tensioner, and apply tensions to belt.

CAUTION: *Avoid placing hand in a location where pinching may occur if the holding tool accidentally comes off.
*Do not loosen the auto-tensioner pulley bolt. (Don't turn it counterclockwise. If turned counterclockwise, the complete auto-tensioner must be replaced as a unit, including pulley.

3. Turn crankshaft pulley clockwise several times to equalize tension between each pulley.
4. Confirm tensions of belt at indicator is within the allowable use range.


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Rasmataz
Mar 19, 2011.


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