How to Remove a Tensioner Bolt?

Answer The belt tensioner uses a bolt in the top of the unit to loosen or tighten the belt. Removing the tensioner bolt is a fairly simple job that can be done in just a few minutes. The belt tensioner is... Read More »

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How to Remove the Bolt From a Tensioner Pulley?

The tensioner pulley is on the end of a spring-loaded tensioner. The accessory drive belt rides on the pulley while the spring-loaded portion of the assembly puts tension on the accessory drive bel... Read More »

How do I Find a 1996 Nissan Sentra Tensioner Bolt?

A Nissan Sentra's tensioner bolt and pulley apply force against the accessory belt to eliminate sagging in the belt itself. As the accessory belt ages it expands, similar to a worn-out rubber band.... Read More »

How to Remove an Automatic Tensioner?

The automatic tensioner began appearing on vehicles in the mid 1980s as a more efficient system for adjusting the serpentine belt on an engine. Automatic tensioner assemblies include the tensioner ... Read More »

How to Remove a Belt Tensioner?

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 »