How to Remove a Belt Tensioner?

Answer The belt tensioner on a vehicle is used to properly tighten the drive belts. If the belt tensioner on your vehicle isn't tightening the belt properly, if it shows any indication of binding or its p... Read More »

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How to Remove a Ford 302 Belt Tensioner?

The belt tensioner used on the Ford 302 engine maintains tension on the serpentine belt. The 302 is used in Ford F-150 trucks, among other vehicles. The tensioner is a pulley mounted to the tension... Read More »

How to Remove an Automatic Belt Tensioner?

The automatic belt tensioner on a vehicle's engine keeps the serpentine belt tight at all times. If the belt tensioner goes out, it will not keep the belt tight and the engine accessories will not ... Read More »

How to Remove the Belt Tensioner on a 1998 Cavalier?

The engine on a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier uses a serpentine belt to turn all of the accessories on the engine. To keep the belt tight, a belt tensioner keeps constant pressure on the moving surface, ... Read More »

How to Remove the Belt Tensioner in a 2007 Corolla?

The accessory drive belt on the 2007 Toyota Corolla with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine drives the power steering pump, alternator and AC compressor. The belt tensioner is designed to maintain en... Read More »