Car

Ask a mechanic online and get answers to your car questions

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Car Questions
I have a Freightliner columbia 2005 with a DD 60 Series 14.L
I have a Freightliner columbia 2005 with a DD 60 Series 14.L My issue is, the tensioner pulley got jammed breaking the alternator and ac belt, I went to freightliner with VIN V65243 and gave me a new … read more
Jared D
Jared D
Shop Supervisor
Bachelor's
2,431 satisfied customers
CX-7: I need help changing the belt drive on a mazda cx-7
I need help changing the belt drive on a mazda cx-7 Where is the tensioner? Is there anything I need to remove to get access?… read more
Joe
Joe
Shop supervisor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
708 satisfied customers
Pully..engine starts..out how to relieve the tension on the belt
I am trying to change a pully that is making a lot of noise when the engine starts up and when it is running. I cannot figure out how to relieve the tension on the belt. There is also no diagram showi… read more
Jerry
Jerry
Master Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,181 satisfied customers
1990 Ford F-150: an 5.8 L 1988 Bronco engine..PVC valve..Dave
i have put an 5.8 L 1988 Bronco engine into my 1990 Ford F-150 ( it was a 5.0 ). I want to know how to replace a PVC valve on the 5.8 engine?? Dave… read more
Al Smitty
Al Smitty
Associate Degree
660 satisfied customers
1994 infinity Q45: pully..the tensioning bolt is not pushing..tighten
easiest way to change alternater belt on 1994 infinity Q45? moreso, the tensioning pully? got the belt on,but the tensioning bolt is not pushing pully wheel down to tighten the tension of the belt.… read more
George H.
George H.
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
1981 pontiac catalina: 5.0 engine..timing belt..wiring diagram..cap
1981 Pontaic Catalina, 5.0 engine, changed the timing belt ok, need to know the wiring diagram for distrubutor cap… read more
Roadside Jerry
Roadside Jerry
Auto Expert on Just Answer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,945 satisfied customers
94 pontiac firebird: im replacing the alternator..serpentine belt
i'm replacing the alternator on a 94 pontiac firebird how do I get the serpentine belt on?… read more
Your Auto Inspector
Your Auto Inspector
Assistant Service Manager
In course of study for bachelor's d
847 satisfied customers
95 F-150: we have a squeak that cannot be found in the motor..ideling
95 F-150 5.0 , we have a squeak that cannot be found in the motor. When you step on the gas the squeak is there. Not so offten when ideling. We changed the clutchfan, water pump, tensioner, alternater… read more
Kevin
Kevin
ASE CERTIFIED MECHANIC
330 satisfied customers
1994 Saab 900 se: Need help on replacing the belts..v..2.5L
Need help on replacing the belts on a 1994 Saab 900se v-6 2.5L- I don't know how to take the old ones off… read more
Shawn
Shawn
Lead Diagnostics Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
430 satisfied customers
1993 Ford F - 150: serpentine belt..part number..tension wheels came
I have a 1993 Ford F-150 Flareside Supercab w/ a 5.8(351w). I need the pattern for the serpentine belt for this model and it''s part number. Mine just broke and one of the tension wheels came off. I''… read more
Randall    (Cheeko)
Randall (Cheeko)
Ford Dealer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,395 satisfied customers
2000 f-150: my alternator..bolt to the belt tensioner reverse thread
when changing my alternator on my 2000 f-150. Is the bolt to the belt tensioner reverse thread? (or left hand thread)?… read more
JHoop
JHoop
Owner,Technician
High School or GED
5,425 satisfied customers
1994 Thunderbird: liter v6..wheel, type of tool needed edt
I am trying to reinstall a serpintine belt on my 1994 Thunderbird 3.8 liter v6 How do you adjust the tension wheel to get the belt around the wheel, type of tool needed ect. I've never seen a tension … read more
DoctorD
DoctorD
Retired Auto Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
807 satisfied customers
1998 f 150: 4.6l..alternator..i loosen the timing belt?
i have a 1998 f 150 4.6l engine i need to replace the alternator. how do i loosen the timing belt?… read more
Fordanswerman
Fordanswerman
Ford Senior Master Technician retired
Associate Degree
3,304 satisfied customers
1994 buick century: 4cyl..loosen..belt to replace alternator..diagram
1994 buick century 4cyl. cannot loosen belt to replace alternator. is it possible the belt position on pulleys is wrong. if so can i get the diagram to be sure?… read more
ase_master327
ase_master327
Owner & Student
High School or GED
3,214 satisfied customers
1991 ford f 150: 5.0 in my truck..blew..types of motors can i put
I had a 5.0 in my truck, but it recently blew,what other types of motors can i put into a 1991 ford f 150 Optional Information: 1991 Ford f 150 5.0… read more
Hammer Time
Hammer Time
Mastertech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,650 satisfied customers
94 Ford F-150: It keeps whistling..Is the belt to tight?
I have a 94 Ford F-150. It keeps whistling and the belt was only changed 6 months ago. Is the belt to tight? How to loosen it up?… read more
Davo
Davo
Master Auto Tech/manager of auto shop
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,644 satisfied customers
Where is the tension release on the belt, so I can replace
Where is the tension release on the belt, so I can replace my water pump on a 3.1 1994 pontiac transport? I know it's a recessed release that requires a 3/8" socket, but I don't know WHERE it is!… read more
Tech501
Tech501
Lead Technician
390 satisfied customers
1988 F150: a tune up replaced wires, plugs, and Distr.cap..Rotor
did a tune up replaced wires, plugs, and Distr.cap & Rotor. 1988 F150 now there's a shaking going on when I excell...what did I do wrong?… read more
Tech501
Tech501
Lead Technician
390 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Excellent reply, and also very quick. Really sounds like the Expert knows what he is talking about. I will be back to use your service when I need more help with my RV.

DutchUSA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

Technician

1,449 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Ted G.

Ted G.

ASE Certified Technician

1,769 satisfied customers

20 years auto repair experience, ASE Master Tech, Mechanical Failure consultant, Expert Witness

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

1,570 satisfied customers

ASE Master Tech 15+ yrs, AAS Automotive Technology, Factory trained Asian specialist

GM Tech (Cam)

GM Tech (Cam)

Auto Service Tech

682 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.

Amedee

Amedee

Former ASE Master Tech

2,597 satisfied customers

ASE certified tech advanced level specialist. Wisconsin certified emissions state inspector

Jerry

Jerry

Master Mechanic

2,181 satisfied customers

ASE master, 30+ years. All makes and models. Trouble shooter, shop forman, service manager

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

1,017 satisfied customers

12 years Ford Lincoln/Mercury Jaguar dealership as a technician and shop foreman reparing all makes

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x