All Volvo supplied parts are made to specifications by Volvo and under their strict quality control guidelines. Rotate the engine in a clockwise direction until the timing marks become aligned both on the crankshaft and camshaft. To remove the belt, the tension must be released first. Keep a spare in the trunk! These are the same parts that used to manufacture your vehicles on the assembly line. I could make the noise go away by loading up the electrics and the long screwdriver located it to the pulley end of the alternator. The vehicle may also be fitted with antitheft locking bolts so make sure the locking key is available before commencing the work.
We offer a wide variety of high quality replacement, maintenance and restoration car parts plus our own line of heavy duty and performance products. I was thinking about the thermostat but. If the item comes direct from a manufacturer, it may be delivered in non-retail packaging, such as a plain or unprinted box or plastic bag. As another contributor commented these items should be replaced routinely as service parts. Once the two mounting fixings are out, the tensioner is free to come out. Also the power steering fails because it works in the same belt path. Recommended values The engine has been identified as an interference type so, in the event of a timing belt failure, the likelihood of engine damage is extremely high.
To overcome this problem we used a torx bit on the tensioner body to release the tension, enabling the removal of the auxiliary belt. We may receive commission if your application for credit is successful. Finally I had someone else start from cold while I watched. These belts have proven to be pretty relieable, but it's not something you'd find at Joe's discount auto parts. Then, as if the clutch had freed itself the tensioner settled down and the cricketing started. The original had a hex head shoulder screw.
A second splash guard will be behind the wheel arch liner which can be completely removed. If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact. Remove the engine strut brace and engine top cover. For the first ten seconds the noise was absent but the tensioner was moving about 3mm. Ensure the belt is kept taught between the pulleys as you install it. This takes about 90 degrees of travel, so you need to start with the tool as close to the bulkhead as possible. Auxiliary belt removal Remove the auxiliary belt cover and release the auxiliary belt tensioner.
The new one has a different fastener for the tensioner pulley , a flush fitting torx screw and the plastic cover cap is flatter. Finally, it is advisable to rotate the engine by hand a number of times before starting the engine to check for any interference or noise. The tensioner was replaced, belt and pulley also. Rotate the engine a quarter turn clockwise and then release the crankshaft centre bolt and four outer bolts. Remove the off side front wheel and the locking clips that hold the front half of the wheel arch liner.
Don't use it until you've resolved matters. On newer replacement tensioners, there is a Torx hole on the swinging body of the tensioner, which you can put a T-60 Torx plug into on the end of a ratchet to lever the tensioner away from the belt: Torx T-60 There is a locking hole in the tensioner body to allow a pin or similar to be inserted in the released position to keep the tension off the belt, which is very handy during replacement. Install the timing belt in an anti-clockwise direction, starting at the crankshaft pulley. Nothing out of the ordinary is required to complete the job. Remove the timing belt cover that is held by four clips and one bolt.
You can also see in this picture the T-60 hole to the left of the locking hole on the front face that you would use to lever the tensioner. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please,! We are motivated to be the very best destination for your Volvo needs. Im a new Volvo owner and have no other but to believe what im told. Welcome to the Volvo Community forums of the Volvo Owners Club. If not then the tensioning procedure must be repeated. New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging where packaging is applicable. Once in, you can remove your tool and the tension is released.
These belts have proven to be pretty relieable, but it's not something you'd fine at Joe's discount auto parts. When the car is riding or accelerating the temperature goes down, then in idle or stop at lights, the temp goes up! Use the new tensioner for reference where to find them. But now the engine temperature gauge in weird. For this repair we used a four-post ramp, however a two-post ramp would also be suitable. Read some posts on here about it being fine for ages etc and put it on the long finger. However, I must ask you why you changed your drivebelt tensioner and idler?? Rotate the crankshaft two turns clockwise and check the timing marks are still aligned and the pointer is still in the central position.
It also masks one of the tensioner body mounting bolts, so it comes off first. Press down on the non-tensioned side to make sure the pointer is able to move freely. Rotate the tensioner pulley anti-clockwise until the pointer is positioned just past the right hand side alignment mark of the tensioner back plate. To aid access, I unclipped the power steering reservoir from the coolant reservoir and moved it over on top of the engine, unclipping the hose from above the pump pulley. We have a physical location, live customer service agents you can call and extensive inventory so we can ship products to you quickly. Refit the centre bolt and rotate the crankshaft anti-clockwise until the timing marks are aligned on the camshaft and on the crankshaft. Tighten the tensioner bolt to 27Nm.
The new idler screw is unchanged. Apart from that well serviced 109k, everything still looks like new. Combine our unmatched 50+ year reputation with our outstanding customer service team and you can be confident we'll be here to serve your Volvo needs long in to the future. We have truly hassle-free returns, an in depth , and provide and videos for many of our products. Just be careful, there is a lot of spring force in that tensioner and a poorly located tool loosing grip could do painful damage to your fingers whilst you blindly try to get that locking pin in.