The tensioner should either be the hex style that you mention, or it indeed may be slightly different. You will be credited for your original invoice amount, less any discounts received. There is no way the belt sold to me is going on this set up. Do not wait for this belt to break to replace. This is done now because it's a lot easier to use the belt tension to hold the pulley securely while you loosen the bolts. If you suspect that your drive belt tensioner may be having an issue, have the vehicle inspected by a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to.
These are often critical to the running condition of your vehicle, so it is important to keep an eye on the condition of your belts and replace them when they show signs of cracking or delamination. The only way to make the noise go away is to contact a professional mechanic and have them or diagnose the issue. I resat the belt, started it back up, and have the same problem, whining and belt slippage. I still think what you're describing sounds like a slipping belt. Was this only for V-belts, or just plain wrong? I would leave it with the new version.
Is this because there are different pump fins for different model bmw's? I must have not been clear but the coolant completely went all over the street. With over two decades of parts, service, and racing experience under our belt, we provide only quality performance and replacement parts. Remember to start off the thermostat bolts by hand as they are easy to cross thread. While I tend to buy a lot of parts online now I bought the pump at my local dealer in order to simplify the core credit process. This showed me what I need to look for to tighten. The belts are driven off of the crankshaft and power accessories such as the water pump, power steering pump, alternator and air conditioning compressor. I pulled car in the garage where an awful smell was present.
Do I have to use something to keep the tensioner assembly from moving or do I not have to worry about over-compressing the tensioner? You can easily change the belt from the top of the motor so lifting the vehicle is not necessary. It goes away after driving for a few minutes. This pulley is mounted along with the hydraulic belt tensioner but can be replaced on its own. The upper and lower idler pulleys are known to be the primary sources for 'belt squealing'. They are designed for high revving track cars, will require a non-standard size accessory belt and are expensive to boot. You do not need to get under the car to replace it. There should be one at the rear and one at the front going from memory.
When tightening down the radiator hoses remember not to tighten to much as the clamps can crack the thermostat housing. How do I loosen the hex bolt 10 in the image to remove the pulley? Find an appropriate location along your test route with no conflicting traffic in the way and attempt to turn the wheel quickly either left or right. You should be able to deflect the belt about an inch in the midway point between the alternator and water pump. If you would like to see more technical articles like this one, please continue to support Pelican Parts with all your parts needs. Can the idler pulley damage cause this oil alert? In addition, if the belt drives the water pump, the engine could overheat. First we moved the fan shroud just a black plastic cover to free up a couple more inches of space.
If it's time for serpentine belt replacement, you'll hear the classic serpentine belt noise — a squeal under your hood. Check for cracks, chunks missing, abrasions, rib separation, uneven rib wear, and damaged ribs. I discovered the tensioner had been eaten away by friction of some sort. If you notice any loss of power steering, the belt may be contaminated with fluid. Mine is close to corroding? The pump is fixed in position with two bolts on the front of the unit and two on the rear. I would replace it and the belt.
We also provide inexpensive and guaranteed 3 day, 2 day, and Overnight shipping options, so if you need your Accessory Drive Belt 6K 1538 tomorrow, eEuroparts. It's best to install the pump without the pulley so it is not dinged up during installation. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. That is a classic symptom of a main accessory belt contaminated with power steering fluid. All pictures and references to the Porsche name, and the car names and shapes are for restoration reference only, and do not imply any association with Porsche. If there is any downside it's that the part seems to be backordered more often than not, so you may need to order this well in advance of the work. I just replaced the alternator.
This pulley is also encased in rubber which will crack over time. If the noise doesn't go away, the tensioner may be causing the chirp. The tensioner pulley and deflection pulley are the primary sources for belt squealing. Try spraying a small amount of water on the belt. Oh, if you take the shroud and fan off first, it gives you lots of room for changing the belts.