We replace the belt after 60 thousand kilometers of the car or four years of the calendar life.

At every maintenance, the condition of the belt should be checked.

The drive scheme of auxiliary units depends on the vehicle equipment, whether air conditioning is installed on the vehicle or not.

The belt tension is adjusted by the automatic tensioner.

To check and replace the belt, we install the car on an inspection ditch or lift.

We install wheel chocks under the rear wheels.

Put the car on the parking brake. We loosen the bolts of the front right wheel.

Raise the front of the car and remove the right front wheel.

Remove the mudguard of the engine compartment (article - Removing the protection of the Nissan Almera power unit)

We unscrew three self-tapping screws securing the right wheel liner to the front bumper and one self-tapping screw securing the fender liner to the wing.

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We bend the front part of the fender liner and wind it behind the brake disc.

With a head of 18, we scroll the crankshaft by the bolt securing the accessory drive pulley clockwise and inspect the belt along its entire length.

If cracks or other defects are found on the belt, we replace the belt.

Marking of the auxiliary drive belt for the K4M 6RK 1822 engine with air conditioning.

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We loosen the belt tension, put a 15 key or a 15 head on the tension roller mounting bolt from the bottom of the car.

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Turn the roller bracket clockwise and loosen the belt

Remove the belt from the support roller

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Remove the accessory drive belt from the pulleys

To remove the support roller, use a wrench to unscrew its fastening bolt

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Remove the outer cover of the roller

Remove the support roller

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Remove the inner cover

To remove the tensioner with a 10 head, unscrew two bolts

Remove the tensioner assembly with the roller

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Install all parts in reverse order.

We put the belt on the pulleys, and wind it under the tension and support rollers in accordance with the diagram.