Ford Sierra

1982-1993 of release

Repair and car operation

Ford Siyerra
+ 1.2. Car identification
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. General data
+ 4. Engines
+ 5. Coupling
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Driveshaft and back bridge
+ 8. Steering
+ 9. Suspension brackets
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
- 12. Electric equipment
   12.1. Technical characteristics
   12.2. Relay and safety locks
   12.3. Removal and generator installation
   12.4. Dismantling and generator assembly
   12.5. Adjustment of a tension of a maple belt
   12.6. Starter
   12.7. Windscreen screen wiper, knot of indexes and headlight
   12.8. Removal and installation of a combination of devices
   12.9. Adjustment of light of headlights
   + 12.10. Heating and ventilation system
   + 12.11. Electroschemes

12.5. Adjustment of a tension of a maple belt



At cars with the hydraulic booster of system of a steering there are two maple belts which stretch at the same time.

1. To weaken bolts of fastening of the generator.
2. To reject the generator from the engine for a tension of a maple belt.
3. To measure a belt tightness by means of the special adaptation or to measure a deflection of the greatest piece of a belt between pulleys (see subsection 12.1).
4. To tighten at first tightening a bolt of adjustment of a tightness, then a forward bolt of the bottom fastening and, at last, a back bolt of the bottom fastening of the generator.
5. To check repeatedly a tightness of a maple belt and in case of need to repeat the described actions.