i have a 2002 chevy tracker that has a bad alternator and i am stumped as to how to get the idler pulley loose so that i can remove the serpentine belt and then the alternator
2002 Chevrolet tracker 4 cyl
inspection only........no diagram of serpentine in engine compartment
Hello, and welcome to JA!! what engine size do you have???
its the 4 cylinder
sorry I should have been more specific. is it a 1.6 or a 2.0L ?
my bad as well....1.6.....to be honest i am helping out a friend and dont what is available
Ok, just wanted to make sure I gave you the right answer. on the 1.6 litre, you shouldnt have to remove any idler pulleys. the alt is the part that controls belt tension. here is the instructions for 1.6. if you dont think this is the right info let me know. the 2.0 litre are a little different.
Generator Replacement (1.6L)
Used Drive Belt Deflection 6 to 8 mm (0.24 to 0.31 inch)
New Drive Belt Deflection 5 to 7 mm (0.20 to 0.27 inch)
Tighten Tighten the generator mounting bolts to 23 N·m (17 lb ft).
Tighten Tighten the generator battery terminal retaining nut to 10 N·m (89 lb in).
Tighten Tighten the negative battery cable-to-negative battery terminal retainer to 15 N·m (11 lb ft).
i am sorry ....the alternator does not have any type of adjustment bracket that i can see.....and i just got off the phone with the owner and guess what.....its the 2 litre....sorry to waste your time....and yes i still need the info
no problem. not wasting my time. we are here to help. here is the info for the 2.0l alt and belt.
Generator and Air Conditioning Compressor and Power Steering Pump Belt Replacement
Generator Replacement (2.0L) Removal Procedure
Tighten Tighten the electrical connector nut to 10 N·m (89 lb in).
man do i feel stupid........thanx ..i have another question about a vehicle that i own.... it is a jeep cherokee....do i need to pay now and then start the process over?....i am very happy to have found this site
dont worry about, we all have been there!!! I am mostly a GM expert. you best bet is to list your next question about the cherokee in the car area . just want to make sure you get the best possible expert for your problem.
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