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How to change driving belt on my toyota truck (tacoma ...

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How to change driving belt on my toyota truck (tacoma prerunner 2006 V6), and how to tighten if belt is loosed.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  john replied 8 years ago.

Hi my name is John.

  1. REMOVE NO. 1 ENGINE UNDER COVER SUB ASSEMBLY (for Pre Runner and 4WD Type)
    1. Remove the 4 bolts, then remove the under cover No. 1.

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  1. REMOVE FAN AND GENERATOR V BELT
    1. While releasing the belt tension by turning the belt tensioner counterclockwise, remove the V-ribbed belt from the belt tensioner.

INSTALLATION

  1. INSPECT V-RIBBED BELT TENSIONER ASSEMBLY
    1. Check that nothing gets caught in the tensioner by turning it clockwise and counterclockwise. If a malfunction exists, replace the tensioner

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  1. INSTALL FAN AND GENERATOR V BELT
    1. While turning the belt tensioner counterclockwise, align with its holes, and then insert a bar of 6 mm (0.24 inch) into the holes to fix the belt tensioner.
    2. Install the V-ribbed belt.
    3. While turning the belt tensioner counterclockwise, remove the bar

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    1. If it is hard to install the V-ribbed belt, perform this procedure.

(1)Put the V-ribbed belt on all parts except the P/S pump, as shown in the illustration.
(2)While releasing the belt tension by turning the belt tensioner counterclockwise, put the V-ribbed belt on the P/S pump.

  1. INSTALL NO. 1 ENGINE UNDER COVER SUB ASSEMBLY (for Pre Runner and 4WD Type)
    1. Install the engine undercover with the 4 bolts. Torque: 29 Nm (296 kgf-cm, 21 ft. lbs

Let me know if you need more.

    1. If it is hard to install the V-ribbed belt, perform this procedure.

(1)Put the V-ribbed belt on all parts except the P/S pump, as shown in the illustration.
(2)While releasing the belt tension by turning the belt tensioner counterclockwise, put the V-ribbed belt on the P/S pump.

  1. INSTALL NO. 1 ENGINE UNDER COVER SUB ASSEMBLY (for Pre Runner and 4WD Type)
    1. Install the engine undercover with the 4 bolts. Torque: 29 Nm (296 kgf-cm, 21 ft. lbs

Let me know if you need more.

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