94 MITSUBISHI GALANT

  • Tiny
  • TunK
  • 1994 Mitsubishi Galant
  • 2WD
  • automatic

Where is the tensioner located on my 94 Mitsubishi Galant?

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Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 AT 5:03 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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Timing belt tensioner is inside the timing belt cover.

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Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 AT 7:42 PM
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Sorry I'm very bad with cars.I meant this Serpentine belt tensioner. Correct me if I'm wrong please.I think this is why my Serpentine belt keeps shredding. I've replaced the pullies.

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Monday, May 23rd, 2011 AT 12:13 AM
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The diagram shows the locations of the various pullies and drive belts.
Which drive belt is shredding?
Have you checked the alignment of the pullies?

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Monday, May 23rd, 2011 AT 12:04 PM
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Someone told me it could be the allignment, a smaller one near the back at the bottom seems wobblely

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 AT 4:16 AM
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There are 3 belts and which is the one that keeps failing? The rear pullly is the alternator.

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 AT 11:33 AM
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The belt on the water pump/generator/crankshaft

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Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 AT 4:04 AM
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That is known as the alternator drive belt.

With engine stopped, note if the crank pully, alternator and water pump pullies are lined up in a straight line.

Loosen the belt test the alternator and water pump pully for side movements. There should be none. Check for damaged pully grooves.

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Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 AT 1:39 PM
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Thx i'll do that :)

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Friday, May 27th, 2011 AT 4:45 AM

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