How to Loosen an Alternator Belt?

Answer Alternators provide essential electricity to power all the electrical devices in your car and charge your car's battery. Modern alternators are maintenance-free and operate without failure for more... Read More »

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How to Loosen the Alternator Belt on a 1994 Honda Accord?

There is no written rule as to how often you should replace the alternator belt. Your best bet is to check it as part of your regular ongoing maintenance, such as when you replace the oil. When you... Read More »

How to Loosen an Alternator Pulley Nut?

An alternator provides power to your vehicle while charging your vehicle's battery. The alternator turns via a belt that runs over the top of a drive pulley. When changing a bad alternator or insta... Read More »

How to Loosen a Belt Tensioner?

The belt tensioner on all vehicles keeps the slack out of the belt and keeps the belt at the proper tension. The belt tensioner is spring-loaded with a pulley on one end that keeps the belt tight a... Read More »

How to Loosen a Serpentine Belt?

Most engines are operated by a serpentine belt, which is a continuous belt that drives several devices simultaneously. Usually these are the alternator, the air conditioner, the water pump and the ... Read More »