In accordance with the maintenance regulations, we replace the auxiliary drive belt on a car equipped only with power steering every 60 thousand kilometers or
- after 4 years (whichever comes first) regardless of its condition, on other cars - after 120 thousand, km or after 6 years.
We perform work on a viewing ditch or overpass.
Depending on the vehicle configuration, there are two options for auxiliary drive schemes (with and without air conditioning).
Let's consider a circuit with an air conditioner
The belt tension is adjusted by the automatic tensioner.
To replace the belt, remove the right mudguard of the engine compartment.
To loosen the belt tension, from the bottom of the car we put a ring wrench or a 15 head on the tension roller mounting bolt.
Turn the roller bracket clockwise, overcoming the resistance of the tensioner spring
Remove the belt from the support roller
Remove the accessory drive belt from the pulleys. The marking of the drive belt for auxiliary units with air conditioning is 6RK1822 (six-wedge, 1822 mm long).
When replacing the belt, the idler and idler rollers must also be replaced.
To replace the support roller with a 13 spanner, unscrew its fastening bolt
Remove the roller cover
Remove the support roller
Remove the inner roller cover.
We also remove the tension roller
If it is necessary to replace the tensioner with a head of 10, unscrew the two bolts
Remove the tensioner assembly with the roller
Install parts in reverse order.
When installing the belt, we lay it on the pulleys and wind it under the tension and support rollers in accordance with the diagram.