How often should a drive belts tensioner be replaced?
between 40,000 and 70,000 miles
It should be noted that the drive belt itself will most likely need replacing before the tensioner does. 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.
When should I replace my pulley tensioner?
Appearance: Cycle the tensioner (mounted on the engine) through the entire range of motion (from stop to stop) by applying torque to the arm with a wrench. The tensioner arm should move smoothly and freely. Solution: If you notice a binding, sticking or grinding tensioner arm, the tensioner should be replaced.
When to change timing belt on Volvo V70?
The 100k or 9 year (from memory) is correct. Worth changing the alternator clutch bearing at the same time. If it siezes it takes out the timing belt. Listen for a high pitched scree noise on cold start to tell you it wants done.
How do you replace a tensioner on a Volvo?
Get a 3mm drill bit or similar ready. Move the tensioner until you can insert the bit to lock it – be careful the breaker bar doesn’t slip, you don’t want to round out the hole! Undo just enough of the belt to free up the steering pump wheel to see the tensioner bolts.
How long does it take to change cambelt on V70?
Cmabelt with tensioner change on these books at 1.2 or 1.3 hours depending on whether old/new V70. I’ve seen experience mechanics who have done one before do them in 40 minutes – they are just about the easiest and quickest cambelt to change you can imagine.
How much does it cost to change cambelt on Volvo D5?
There really is no reason why a cambelt change for a D5 should cost over £150 if you shop around. Cmabelt with tensioner change on these books at 1.2 or 1.3 hours depending on whether old/new V70.