Trying to replace belt tensioner. What all do you have to take off to get to it?
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country
Question: Belt tensioner
Answer #1dandd April 25, 2010, 17:01Master
First you must release the tension off the belt. Look in your under hood area and there should be a belt routing diagram. Once you are sure of the routing, then you can rotate the Tensioner so it releases the belt tension. There is typically a hex area where yo can apply torque and then you slip off the belt.
The tensioner is held in by bolts, so loosen them and remove it. I don't recommend just doing the pulley, because the spring in the tensioner is worn out about the the same time the pulley fails.
Then reverse the process, that is re-install the belt.
ReplyVisitor, October 23, 2010, 18:22
no help do you take off the right wheel and splash pan to get to it
Answer #2Visitor, September 08, 2010, 05:15
To replace the tensioner u pull the pully off and you should see two bolts on either side of the front attached to the bracket...