Preparing the car for the task
Loosen bolt 1 two or three turns.
Unscrew the adjusting bolt 2, loosen the belt tension and remove it.
Inspect the belt.
If it has cracks, rubber delamination, tears, dirt deposits between the ribs, etc., replace the belt. Inspect the pulleys.
Clean or replace the pulleys if they are dirty or damaged.
If it is necessary to remove the tensioner, unscrew the three bolts 3, at the same time, in order to make it more convenient to unscrew the bolt under the roller, move the roller up.
Replacing and adjusting the tension of the drive belt
Using the “12” key, loosen the tightening bolt of the tension roller (for clarity, the engine radiator is removed).
Weaken the belt tension by turning the key "by 10", counterclockwise the tension roller bolt
Remove the belt from the pulleys
Installing a new belt.
By rotating the tension roller bolt, we achieve a belt deflection of 15 mm under a load of 8 kgf applied in the middle of the horizontal drive branch (between the generator and pump pulleys).
Tighten the tension roller mounting bolt.
Replacing the idler pulley and accessory drive belt tensioner
Loosen the tension of the drive belt.
Completely unscrew the tensioning pulley bolt
Remove the pulley from the tensioner axis.
If necessary, use a socket wrench or a “12” head to unscrew the three bolts securing the tensioner
Remove the tensioner mount from the engine
We install the tensioner and pulley on the engine in reverse order, after which we tighten the belt.