Questions tagged [tensioner]
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How can free up a stiff drive-belt tensioner. Is there a suitable spray or lubricant I can use?
I have a drive-belt tensioner, on a K7M 1.6 8v, which was initially not moving to allow me to re-place the serpentine-/drive-belt. I managed to get it moving, but it's still a little stiff. Can apply ...
Should the tensioner-tooth position remain constant during manual crank-shaft rotation?
I have a new timing-belt and tensioner installed in a K7m engine(renault/nissan). Part of the process is to rotate the engine manually from the crank bolt, to ensure the markings still align as ...
Nissan Cube 2013 tensioner replacement
I need to replace the tensioner on my 2013 Nissan Cube. What tools would work best to do this job? I'm having trouble removing the old tensioner because it's in such a tight space. I believe it's a ...
2011 Skoda 1.8 TSI with a loose chain and oil pressure and cam codes
I just bought a second hand 2011 Skoda Suberb 1.8 TSI with 190K kilometers on the clock. Same engine as the Audi A4. It was a trade in and the dealer was selling it for half book so I knew to look for ...
tightening belt tensioner after fitting new timing belt
My car is due for a timing belt change now. I have done everything, locked the camshaft pulleys and crankshaft sprocket and removed the old timing belt. Now, I want to install the new belt on the car ...
Are there tools for fixing coil spring into its slots?
I am trying to change the timing belt on my Hyundai Accent, and it has a thick coil spring that pushes the tensioner towards the belt. It is relatively easy to remove it, but putting it back can be ...
Timing chain tensioner broke apart, piece dropped into engine
'07 cobalt LS 2.2 L ecotec; 70K miles Car had chain noise on startup, so I decided to replace the (timing chain) tensioner. This was straightforward, until I took the old one out. It had come apart, ...
09 Nissan Cube Drive Belt Tensioner Rattles While Sitting
A week or so ago I noticed that when I put my Cube in reverse, or drive, and don't move, the drive belt tensioner seems to rattle/oscillate loudly. The sound will disappear as soon as a load is put ...
Obnoxious squealing when starting truck and when accelerating from a stop
My 2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 4x4 has been making a nasty squeal when starting it and when I accelerate from a stop. I'm not sure exactly what is causing it. The water pump, timing belt, and ...
Should a serpentine belt tensioner "bounce" or "jiggle" slightly?
02 Honda Civic SiR. ** EDIT: CORRECTED VIDEO LINK ** Video of tensioner pulley while engine idling Tensioner alignment marker with engine off: A bit more info: tensioner pulley has been replaced ...