Ford Sierra

1982-1993 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Ford Siyerra
+ 1.2. Identification of the car
+ 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 installation of the generator
   12.4. Dismantling and assembly of the generator
   12.5. Adjustment of a tension of a maple belt
   12.6. Starter
   12.7. Windshield 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. System of heating and ventilation
   + 12:11. Electrical circuitries


12.5. Adjustment of a tension of a maple belt



At cars with the hydraulic booster of system of 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 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 lower fastening and, at last, a back bolt of the lower fastening of the generator.
5. To check repeatedly a tightness of a maple belt and in case of need to repeat the described actions.