ADJUSTING BELT TENSION
Check belt wear.
Alternator Drive (Fig. A)
Check tension of each belt
If one belt in a set requires replacement, always install
adjusted. Tighten the adjustment bolt.
a new matched set of belts-never replace just the worn
3. Check the adjustment.
belt. If only the worn belt is replaced, the new belt will
4. Tighten the bolt.
be carrying all of the load-as it will not be stretched as
much as the older belts-and all of the belts will-fail in
In the following illustrations the pulley marked X is the
adjusting pulley. The pulley marked C is the crankshaft.
Force is applied at the arrow. See the chart for the
force and belt deflection.
FIG. B HIGH MOUNT FAN DRIVE
Water Pump-Fan Drive
High Mount Fan Drive
w/high mount fan