Question about 1995 Saturn Sl

2 Answers

Need to tighten the belt and nothing looks movable. Anyone have a diagram?

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Saturn Master
  • 5,332 Answers

1.9 liter?

The belt is tensioned by an automatic tensioner. It is located just under the power steering pump. If the belt is loose than the tensioner is bad.

The tensioner can be accessed by raising the passenger side of the car. Remove the passenger front wheel. Remove the slash shield. You will than be able to use a 15 or 13 mm wrench on the center bolt of the tensioner pulley to release the tension. Remove the belt. There will be two bolts that hold the tensioner to the motor. A 10mm socket will work to remove them.

I’m happy to assist further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/jeremy_d728a59f986299fa

Posted on Dec 09, 2010

Ad

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 7,353 Answers

It the belt is loose, the tensioner is bad. Its a pulley that should move and has spring tension on it. its a large pulley about 3" in diameter. replace the belt and tensioner.

Posted on Dec 09, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya

6ya staff

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

How to tighten belt


You cannot tighten it, the belt tensioner needs to be replaced.

Aug 12, 2014 | 1997 Cadillac DeVille

1 Answer

Serpantine belt came off


Belt pulley and belt tensioner. Belt pulley is fxhed and tensioner is movable. You need to have belt tensioner relased of the pressure using belt tool (long handle and 15'' wrench) .. Then you can folow belt routing diagram located on fan shroud or underneath front hood!

Feb 05, 2014 | 1998 Ford Windstar

2 Answers

Tighten loose belt


You should be able to tighten it by adjusting tensioner pulley

Dec 08, 2013 | Dodge Grand Caravan Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How to tighten the tension on the belt of a 2006 montana


Nope.
The serpentine belt has nothing to do with the engine starting.
If the belt is on correctly, and it is loose, the tensioner needs to be replaced.
Let me know if you need a diagram for the belt. There should be one on the hood or radiator support too.

Jul 28, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

HOW DO I TIGHTEN THE LOOSE BELT AFTER INSTALLATION ON 97 BUICK LE SABRE? REALLY NEED A DIAGRAM TO MAKE SURE I INSTALLED THE SERPENTINE BELT CORRECTLY.


There may be a diagram imprinted on fan shroud. There is a belt tensioner that tightens the belt. Also when installing belt be sure you have grooved part of belt riding on grooved pulleys. And flat side of belt riding on flat sided pulleys.

Sep 13, 2010 | 1997 Buick LeSabre

2 Answers

Need to know how to adjust serpentine belt, please show diagram. 6 cyl engine.


Really don't need a diagram. Loosen the slide bolts on the power steering pump. loosen or tighten the pump by turning the jack screw (long transverse bolt) under the pump. Once the belt is tightened up, lock down the slide bolts and you are finished.

Jun 17, 2010 | 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee

3 Answers

The Serpentine Belt doesnt fit 99 plymouth breeze 2.4L with a/c


I thought the same thing on my 1998 plymouth breeze but it was because I didn't route the belt correctly. Maybe this will help:891861b.jpg

Sep 20, 2009 | 1999 Plymouth Breeze

2 Answers

How do you put a fan belt on a Honda Odessey


go to 2carpros.com, look on left side of column, click on belt routing diagrams, click on year, model, type, and it will have the diagram that you need!

Sep 04, 2009 | 2006 Honda Odyssey

1 Answer

Does anyone have a diagram for a 1978 caprice alternator belt?


I can't send you a diagram,but it's not too hard to explain. Loosen off the alternator first. Two bolts, one you can see that goes through a bracket on the engine and another that is directly under that bolt on the bottom of the alternator that goes into the engine. Fit your new belt over the fan first, one blade at a time and on the pulley. Run the belt down to the bottom crankchaft pulley and then across to the alternator. Before you tighten the belt make sure that all 3 pulleys are in a straight line when you look from the side. If not move them so they are. Take a long screwdriver and put it in the hole on top of the alternator bracket and pry the alternator over so the belt is snug and a little bit more. Tighten the top bolt first,but be careful because it can strip the threads. Then tighten the bottom bolt.You will probably have to retighten it after a few days because the belt will stretch. If the belt squeals when you start or rev the engine then it needs to be a little tighter. If you strip the top bolt, just take it out and find a smaller one with a nut and washers and use it with the washers on the front to keep the new bolt from pulling through the bracket. Hope this helps.

Jun 18, 2009 | 1978 Chevrolet Caprice

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

146 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Saturn Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85206 Answers

Jonah Oneal

Level 3 Expert

14092 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22484 Answers

Are you a Saturn Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...