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belt tension

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by fukthacubs, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. Oct 11, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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    fukthacubs

    fukthacubs [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so my belts seem a bit loose, and im hearing a squeek that follows with the acceleration in the morning but when i go to lunch no noise at all ,i guess im looking for a quick rundown of where the tension screws are, or whats nessasary to tighten em up a bit. please help :):):):):) winter is almost here we had flurries yesterday

    thanks again
    Doug in milwaukee
     
  2. Oct 12, 2009 at 6:33 AM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Here's some factory service manuals to look through to help ya...
    http://www.ncttora.com/fsm/2003/index.html

    To check the tension...find the 'longest' area of belt inbetween pulleys.

    Grab the edges of the belt with your finger & thumb. Twist the belt. You shouldn't be able to twist it beyond perpendicular of itself.
     
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