7-9. DRIVE BELT AND TENSIONER REPLACEMENT
This Task Covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Engine OFF and cool (TM 10-3930-673-10)
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Engine cooling fan guards removed (Para 7-7)
(Item 18, Appendix F)
Air conditioner compressor belt removed
Wrench, Torque, 1/2 inch drive, 0-175 lb-ft
(0-237 N·m) (Item 24, Appendix F)
Drive belt deflection when measured
midway between longest span of belt
should be no greater than 1/2 in. (13 mm).
Drive belt tension is not adjustable. If
deflection is greater than 1/2 in. (13 mm),
replace drive belt.
Remove drive belt (1).
Lift tensioner (2).
Remove drive belt (1) from alternator
pulley (3), fan pulley (4), crankshaft
pulley (5), and water pump pulley (6).
Position belt (1) around blades of fan (7)
and remove belt from vehicle.