How to Know If You Have a Bad Belt Tensioner in a 1996 Chevy Pickup?

Answer Since the advent of the serpentine belt system in the 1996 Chevy truck, a new way to tension the singular belt was needed. Most of the accessories were in a fixed position and bolted to an engine-m... Read More »

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How to Change the Belt Tensioner in an S-10 Pickup?

The serpentine belt on the front of the 4.3-liter engine in your Chevy S10 uses a belt tensioner to apply the correct amount of tension on the drive belt. The tensioner uses a spring in the body of... Read More »

How to Adjust the Belt Tensioner in a 1996 Neon?

The belt tensioner on the 1996 Dodge Neon model vehicles is attached to the top of the alternator. The belt tensioner for the 1996 Neon is not a spring-loaded tensioner or an adjustable idler pulle... Read More »

How to Change a 1996 Saturn Belt Tensioner?

The belt tensioner provides consistent force on the serpentine belt to help run integral parts, like the alternator and water pump, in your Saturn. When the tensioner goes bad, it begins to shake ... Read More »

How to Install a Belt Tensioner in a 1996 Saturn?

A faulty belt tensioner will emit a loud squealing sound when you start the car. Sometimes the squealing will go away as you drive, but other times it will just continue and get worse. A bad tens... Read More »