NOTE: The drive belt length inspection is done with the engine OFF.
- The automatic drive belt tensioner is a spring-loaded device which sets and maintains the drive belt tension. The drive belt should not require tension adjustment for the life of the drive belt.
- The automatic drive belt tensioner has a drive belt indicator mark. If the indicator mark is not between MIN and MAX, the drive belt is worn or an incorrect drive belt has been installed.
- Locate the mark on the mounting plate of the drive belt tensioner. The indicator mark should be approximately between MIN and MAX.
- Minimum belt length.
- Maximum belt length indicator; install a new drive belt.