How to tighten serpentine belt

Tiny
FROSTY1269
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  • 2005 DODGE RAM
Noises problem V8 Four Wheel Drive

I need to know how to tighten a serpentine belt on this 2005 dodge ram pickup 5.7 magnum hemi motor
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Tuesday, March 17th, 2009 AT 10:16 AM

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Tiny
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The belt tensioner sets the tension so it is automatic don't worry about that. Here is a guide to help you see what you are in for when doing the job.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/serpentine-belt-tensioner-replacement

use a 15 mm wrench on the tensioner pulley bolt. Rotate belt tensioner counterclockwise

Fig. Accessory serpentine belt routing: Alternator (1), idler pulley (2), P/S pump (3), A/C compressor (4), crankshaft (5), belt tensioner (6) and water pump (7)-5.7L engine

Check out the diagrams (Below)

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

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