Belt Tensioner Shocks

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What is a Belt Tensioner Shock?

A Belt Tensioner Shock is a device used to hold tension on a drive belt while the engine is running. It is typically made of metal and is connected to the engine block and the drive belt.

What is the purpose of a Belt Tensioner Shock?

The purpose of a Belt Tensioner Shock is to provide tension on the drive belt to ensure that it does not slip or become loose. This helps to maintain optimal performance of the engine and prevents damage to other components.

How do I know if my Belt Tensioner Shock is faulty?

If your Belt Tensioner Shock is faulty, you may notice that your vehicle's drive belt is slipping or is not tensioned properly. You may also hear a squealing noise from the engine bay when the engine is running.

Can a faulty Belt Tensioner Shock cause damage?

Yes, a faulty Belt Tensioner Shock can cause damage to other engine components if it is not replaced.

How do I replace a Belt Tensioner Shock?

To replace a Belt Tensioner Shock, follow these steps:

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the drive belt from the tensioner.
  3. Remove any mounting bolts that secure the tensioner in place.
  4. Install the new tensioner and secure with the mounting bolts.
  5. Reconnect the drive belt to the tensioner.
  6. Reconnect the negative battery cable.