How to Check the Serpentine Belt Tensioner?

Answer Serpentine belt drive systems are common on today's cars and light trucks. The advantage of increased surface area of a wide multi-grooved belt, along with the ability of the system to wrap the bel... Read More »

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How to Install a New Belt Tensioner With Pulley for Serpentine Belt on Plymouth Voyager V6 Mid 1990 Early 2000 Years?

Typical serpentine belt...Over time, the "spring in the tensioner" wears out, weakens and the serpentine belt wears, stretches and may slip; it may come off in rain or in water puddles or may cause... Read More »

How to Replace a Serpentine Belt Tensioner?

The serpentine belt tensioner keeps the proper amount of tension on the belt at all times. The belt tensioner is a two-part component that is made up of a spring-loaded arm and a roller pulley. Whe... Read More »

How to Replace the Serpentine Belt Tensioner in a '98 Sunfire?

A serpentine belt tensioner on a 1998 Pontiac Sunfire is necessary to hold proper tension on the serpentine drive belt so that the belt doesn’t come off the pulleys. The tensioner consists of a c... Read More »

How to Replace My Serpentine Belt Tensioner on a 2005 Focus?

The serpentine belt tensioner consists of a tensioner pulley, tensioner arm and spring-loaded hub. The purpose of the tensioner is to hold proper tension on the serpentine belt to prevent it from c... Read More »