Mechanics

GRAND 3.3L - DRIVE BELT TENSIONER

1991 Dodge Caravan

Should I be able to move the tensioner? Do I need to loosen the nut on it first. How do I tell if the tensioner is working properly? I'm trying to replace the serpentine belt and I need to create some slack before I can get it on.

Thanks,

Jim
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Jsepter
January 25, 2006.




You will either have a slot for a rachet to fit in or a nut. Set the rachet like you are loosing a nut, and the adjuster will swing up and let you get the belt on. Look for a square patern on brkt for rachet to fit in.

Tiny
Sc1 racing
Jan 26, 2006.


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