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Technical Data

Manufacturer Part Number 36203 Width [mm] 24.0 Body Material Aluminum Track Roller Material Plastic Outside Diameter [mm] 65.0 Operating Mode Automatic Weight [kg] 0.68 Observe Service Information Width [mm ] 24 Outside diameter [mm] 65 for OE number 06J 903 133D


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How much tension should a belt tensioner have? ›

Pinch that point between your index finger and thumb and move it back and forth. The belt should have about a half an inch of play when at the appropriate tightness. If there is less than a half an inch, the belt will need to be loosened, if there is more, it will need to be tightened.

Do I really need to replace belt tensioner? ›

There is no recommended timeframe in which to replace your tensioner, especially as the belt itself usually needs replacing before the tensioner does. However, you should inspect your tensioner each time you service your car to monitor its condition and replace it if necessary.

Are tensioners universal? ›

Tensioning pulleys of the chains or a sliding block are attached to the lever with a screw. It is a universal flexible element that can simultaneously perform the functions of suspension, guidance, tensioning and damping.

What are the two types of belt tensioners? ›

Types of tensioners

Fixed tensioners , once mounted, cannot be adjusted further. They must be remounted to alter tension. A variation is a specially compounded rubber wheel that can provide some take up while in a fixed position. Adjustable tensioners allow pulleys and sprockets to pivot or slide.

What happens if belt tension is too high? ›

If the belt tension is too low, the belt will slip causing noise, extremely high temperatures and premature belt wear, all of which can lead to the poor functioning of the belt-driven accessories. If the tension is too high, this will cause excessive wear to the belt-driven accessories.

What is the rule of thumb for V belt tension? ›

Press the belt with your thumb until it deflects about 1/2 in.” “Tension the drive until you get a slight bow in the slack side when it is running.” These old rules of thumb for drive tensioning have outlived their usefulness: It is time to abandon them.

What happens if the belt tension is less? ›

Belt tension is critical. Too little tension may allow the belt to slip and squeal. Slippage also causes the belt to run hot and age prematurely. And if the belt is loose, it may come off its pulleys.

Can you over tighten a tensioner pulley? ›

An over-tightened belt can burn out any bearing that the belt rotates on, including alternator, power steering pump, A/C compressor, idler pulleys, etc. An over-tightened timing belt can ruin any pulley bearing it is connected with.

What happens if tensioner is loose? ›

If the tensioner is loose the belts may squeak or squeal, especially when the engine is first started. It is also possible for the tensioner pulley or bearing to wear out, in which case the vehicle will produce a grinding noise from the pulley.

What happens if you don't replace tensioner? ›

When the timing belt tensioner fails, the timing belt becomes too loose. It may lose enough tension to stop turning the camshaft, or it may slip off. In either case, the camshaft stops turning (or doesn't turn as much as it should). In an interference engine, this is very bad news.

What happens if you don't replace belt tensioner? ›

Over time, the belt tensioner will lose its capacity to apply tension to the serpentine belt. Sometimes, the mechanism will weaken or seize up from repetitive use. Other times, the pulley itself can warp, crack, or throw a bearing. This often results in a noticeable squeaking noise from the front of the engine.

Can you drive with a worn belt tensioner? ›

Driving with a bad belt tensioner is unsafe since the tensioner is meant to guarantee ample tension that powers accessories. Wear on the belt tensioner will eventually cause the belt to slip, generate loud noise, and also create an unsafe level of heat along the accessory pulleys.

Can you replace a belt tensioner yourself? ›

If you feel comfortable trying to do the job, you certainly have the right to change your Serpentine belt tensioner pulley yourself.

Is it hard to replace a tensioner? ›

Serpentine belt replacement is easy because today's automatic drive belt tensioners eliminate the need to loosen bolts or pry components into position for retensioning. Just rotate the tensioner, remove the old belt and install a new one.

What causes a belt tensioner to fail? ›

The most common causes of timing belt tensioner failure include: Wear and tear: On a new mechanical timing belt tensioner system, the timing belt tensioner spring is wound tightly by two tension rods. Over time, the spring stretches out and loses its tension. As a result, the entire tensioner becomes too weak.

What is the difference between idler pulley and tensioner pulley? ›

The primary distinction between tensioners and idler pulleys is the presence of an adjustable bolt. Tensioners are positioned on the bolt through mounting. Idler pulleys are not mounted to an adjustable bolt.

What are three ways to check belt tension? ›

Common belt tensioning methods are to measure belt tension by deflection, to measure belt tension by frequency, and to use a Tension Finder™.

Will an over tightened belt squeal? ›

A Belt That Is Too Loose or Too Tight

A belt that is either too loose or too tight will often slip against the pulleys, causing the squeal. While the motor is running, pour water over the squealing belt. It the noise stops, it tells you the belt needs tightening.

How far in should v-belt sit in pulley? ›

Figure 58.4 is an illustration of how a V-belt should sit in the pulley groove. The top of the belt should be within 1 16 -inch of the outer surface of the pulley. If the belt top is deeper in the groove, the groove or belt is worn, which can shorten the remaining belt life by as much as 50 per cent.

What is the standard value of belt angle for V-belt? ›

The included angle of most v-belt sections is 40°.

Do V belts stretch over time? ›

With time and use, the belts stretch, lose tension, and begin to slip in their sheaves.

Does belt tensioner affect acceleration? ›

Typically a damaged belt tensioner will not impact vehicle performance. It would cause the serpentine or drive belt to wear prematurely or to squeak - but not cause the acceleration issue.

What does a faulty tensioner sound like? ›

When the tensioner or tensioner pulley fails, the loss of tension can cause the belt and pulleys to make high-pitched rattling or chirping noises. If the pulley bearing completely fails, it can also cause a squealing or even a grinding noise.

How many miles does a tensioner pulley last? ›

Most modern cars that roll off the dealer's lot as a new vehicle will have a 60,000 to 100,000-mile life expectancy for the serpentine belt, tensioners, and idler pulleys.

What does an idler pulley sound like when it's going out? ›

Signs of a Worn Idler

Just as a squeaking noise can indicate a damaged tensioner, it might also be the sign of a damaged idler. A squeaking noise often means that the bearings or surface of the idler pulley are worn. The engine warning light may illuminate on your dashboard. Your power steering may not work.

How long does a tensioner last in a car? ›

Drive belts typically last anywhere between 40,000 and 70,000 miles. There aren't a lot of warning signs that a drive belt tensioner has hit the end of its lifespan, in fact there is really only one.

How much does it cost to replace a belt tensioner? ›

How Much Does A Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Cost? A belt tensioner replacement can cost anywhere between $140 to $400, depending on the parts needed (idler pulley, bearings, etc.) and the labor costs. Usually, labor costs around $70 to $80 when the replacement takes about an hour.

Is an idler pulley and belt tensioner the same thing? ›

The primary distinction between tensioners and idler pulleys is the presence of an adjustable bolt. Tensioners are positioned on the bolt through mounting. Idler pulleys are not mounted to an adjustable bolt. However, the differences between idler pulleys and tensioners also extend to purpose.

Can you replace the pulley on a belt tensioner? ›

If you want to get the belt tensioner pulley replaced, the first thing you need to do is take it to a local workshop. You can search online for different automotive garages and find one that is located close to your place. Just call them to let them know about the problem before you bring your car there.

What are the symptoms of a bad tensioner pulley? ›

Common signs include grinding or squeaking noises coming from the belt, unusual belt wear, and belt-driven accessories like the alternator failing.

Can you drive with a broken belt tensioner? ›

Driving with a bad belt tensioner is unsafe since the tensioner is meant to guarantee ample tension that powers accessories. Wear on the belt tensioner will eventually cause the belt to slip, generate loud noise, and also create an unsafe level of heat along the accessory pulleys.

How much is it to buy and install a new tensioner pulley? ›

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The average cost for drive belt tensioner replacement is between $246 and $287. Labor costs are estimated between $83 and $104 while parts are priced between $164 and $182. This range does not include taxes and fees, and does not factor in your specific vehicle or unique location.


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