HOW DO YOU ADJUST THE TENSION ON NEW SERPENTINE ...

  • Tiny
  • teelbel
  • 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora
  • 215,000 miles

How do you adjust the tension on new Serpentine Belt? . And to what psi?

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 AT 10:11 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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You have a auto belt tensor is it weak?

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Saturday, January 26th, 2013 AT 11:24 PM
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  • teelbel
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It's not an auto belt tensioner.
It must be loose, because when I make tight turns, I get a cloud of smoke, probably from the serpentine belt slipping on the power steering.

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Sunday, January 27th, 2013 AT 7:29 PM
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What does that belt run that's smoking?Because the main belt has a auto belt tensor.

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Sunday, January 27th, 2013 AT 8:50 PM
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Can you post a pic of the tensor?

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Sunday, January 27th, 2013 AT 8:55 PM

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