During operation, the drive belt of auxiliary units does not require tension adjustment during the entire service life, since an automatic belt tensioner is used in the design

If the belt is severely weakened due to excessive wear (the tensioner lever has reached the stop on the housing), then the belt should be replaced

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Check the condition of the belt by external inspection

If severe wear is found on the belt, then it must be replaced

Also a sign of the need to replace the belt is a characteristic whistle (belt slip)

Preparing the car for the task

Removing the right wing

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Turn the roller of the tensioner clockwise with the key until the belt is loosened

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Remove the auxiliary drive belt from the tensioner roller and remove the belt completely

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To replace the lower guide roller, unscrew the mounting bolt and remove the guide roller

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To replace the upper tensioning roller, unscrew the bolt fastening the upper tensioning roller

And shoot the roller

If it is necessary to replace the tensioner roller assembly with an automatic tensioner, unscrew the two bolts securing the tensioner and remove it

We install a new drive belt for auxiliary units and all removed parts in reverse order

We scroll the crankshaft by three full turns so that the drive belt of the auxiliary units takes the correct position on the pulleys