Types of Belt Tensioners?

Answer Engine drive belts that power the water pump, alternator and other accessories have several means of obtaining and keeping optimum tension. The methods and components employed for this task vary by... Read More »

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The Installation of Belt Tensioners on a Ford Ranger?

Two types of tensioners are found on a Ford Ranger: slider brackets and auto tensioners. V-belts usually use the slider brackets and serpentine belts usually use auto tensioners. A particular Range... Read More »

How to Replace Tensioners?

Most vehicles today run with a serpentine drive belt, also known as an S-belt. The belt is driven by the engine crankshaft and provides rotation to the alternator, power-steering pump, water pump,... Read More »

How to Replace Dyna Wide Glide Cam Tensioners?

A Dyna Wide Glide is a motorcycle model manufactured by Harley-Davidson, and a cam tensioner is a part inside an engine that helps synchronize the operation of the cam shaft. Cam shafts ultimately ... Read More »

Types of Belt Material?

Belts made of various materials have been in use since the Bronze Age, from 3000 to 1200 B.C. During the 19th and early 20th century, belts were largely worn by the military, before coming back int... Read More »