How to Adjust an Alternator Belt?

Answer The alternator belt on your car's engine needs to be kept at the proper tightness in order to insure that your alternator is charging correctly. If your belt is too tight, you could shear the bolts... Read More »

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How to Adjust an Alternator Belt Tensioner?

Your car's alternator belt will stretch over time; eventually, it will start to slip. This condition can mean your alternator is not producing the right amount of electricity to power your car's el... Read More »

How to Adjust Alternator Belt Tension Without a Gauge?

Proper belt tension is necessary to ensure the smooth operation and longevity of your belt-driven components. Too loose and the belt may slip or even be thrown off of the pulleys. Too tight and the... Read More »

How to Adjust the Alternator Belt in a 1997 Neon?

The alternator belt tension is important and should be checked periodically, since belts will stretch as they wear. A loose belt can allow the alternator to slip and spin too slowly, causing low vo... Read More »

How to Adjust Alternator Belt on a Toyota Sienna 2002?

The alternator belt on a 2002 Toyota Sienna is a non-adjustable serpentine belt. The serpentine belt is tightened around the pulleys by a spring loaded tensioner and not an adjustment bracket. If t... Read More »