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Date:         Thu, 29 Nov 2001 19:43:37 -0800
Reply-To:     developtrust <developtrust@HOME.COM>
Sender:       Vanagon Mailing List <>
From:         developtrust <developtrust@HOME.COM>
Subject:      Re: fan belt tightening
Comments: To: vgonman@EARTHLINK.NET

Thanks, good buddy. It sounds easy. First sunshine and warm day I'll do it.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Sean B." <vgonman@EARTHLINK.NET> To: <vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM> Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 6:24 PM Subject: Re: fan belt tightening

> Tightening the AC pulley is an easy one man job. If you're standing at the > rear of the bus looking forward at the AC compressor, you should see its > mounting arm on the left. There will be three nuts/bolts on that bracket. > Two will be horizontal, one pointing forward, one pointing aft. The third > will be vertical. That vertical one is the adjuster. Loosen the two > horizontal ones, then turn the vertical one. I can't remember which > direction tightens and which loosens, but you should be able to tell after > a couple turns. Once you've gotten the belt to the desired tension, tighten > up the two horizontal bolts/nuts. That one is now done. > > I believe the power steering is the usual "loosen bolt, pry pump until > desired tension is achieved, and retighten bolt." I've done it by myself, > but it's not as easy as the AC or the ALT. > > Sean B. > '90 V'gon, "Happy Bus", pseudo Wolfy > Torrance, CA > Join the TiiCo registry at > HTTP://

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