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Old 06-24-2007, 08:09 PM   #1
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Default How to adjust the a/c belt tension

Hey well I have a problem with my D16Y8 it makes a noise when I turn on the A/C in my 00 EK EX so I'm guessing is my ac belt how do I tighten it up can you guys help? TNX
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Old 06-24-2007, 08:49 PM   #2
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Default Re: How to adjust the a/c belt tension (joeEK00EX)

The noise you are hearing is not a growl, right? If it is, it may be a bad A/C Idler Pulley Bearing. Here is a TSB:

http://www.tegger.com/hondafaq...e.pdf

But, to answer your question on how to adjust the A/C belt tension:
(Use the image in the TSB as a guide, so you know which is the pulley center nut, and which is the adjusting bolt.)

1. Loosen the center nut on the pulley (Loosen, don't remove).
2. Turn the adjusting bolt to get proper tension.
3. Re-tighten the center nut on the pulley.
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Default Re: How to adjust the a/c belt tension (tech8)

Hey thanks bro preciate noise is gone. Click the image to open in full size.
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