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Old 11-08-2013, 01:06 PM
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Belt tensioner location on 6.0 van?

I am still harboring the fantasy that I will not have to pull the shroud and fan in order to remove the alternator. I can see the little tensioner lock from underneath, but I can't figure out where to pull on the belt in order to engage it.

Also cannot see which pulley is the tensioner without pulling the fan and shroud.

Tips appreciated...
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Old 11-08-2013, 01:15 PM
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I have no clue about the van differences, i do know the 6.0s use a 1/2" socket drive on the front of the tensioner without removing shroud. Sorry if this is no help at all.


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Old 11-08-2013, 01:37 PM
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I have no clue about the van differences, i do know the 6.0s use a 1/2" socket drive on the front of the tensioner without removing shroud. Sorry if this is no help at all.
Thanks - yeah, I know I'm looking for a 1/2 inch hole on one of the pulleys. However, it's so tight in there that you can't see the fronts of many of the pulleys. If I knew which one it was, I could maybe get an extension in there by feel between the fan blades and then put a breaker bar in it and loosen it up. Without knowing which one, though, it's pretty hard to figure out what I'm trying to accomplish.
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On my 6.0 I just grab the belt and pull as hard as I can, and right below the alt, you can see a little tab...flip that tab and it will hold the belt for ya...
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Old 11-08-2013, 02:19 PM
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Pull the belt up like the previous poster said, it will move and you will see which one it is, the only pulley that doesnt have an accessory hooked up to it lol sorry im no help :-/


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Old 11-09-2013, 06:17 AM
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do you have dual alternators?
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:22 AM
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do you have dual alternators?
No - single alternator up on top passenger side. Need to get it out of there so I can pull the intake and replace the oil cooler.
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:44 AM
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did u check the truck location for the tensioner
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:58 AM
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It's this one?

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Old 11-09-2013, 08:50 AM
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Just to the left of ur arrow, you can see the little tab sticking out...if you pull the belt up at the alt, you can flip that tab and it will hold the belt for y'all.that's how I replaced, my last two alt...
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