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CHARGING AND STARTING

ADJUSTMENTS

86-1-1

CHARGING AND STARTING

ADJUSTMENTS

Ancillary drive belt - K1.8 

$% 86.10.05

Check

1. Disconnect battery earth lead.
2. Turn steering on RH lock.

3. Remove 3 bolts and remove splash shield.
4. Rotate crankshaft a sufficient number of turns 

to check condition of drive belt. Renew a drive 
belt that shows signs of wear, splitting or oil 
contamination.

5. Apply a force of 10 kg to drive belt at position 'X' 

and measure deflection between crankshaft 
pulley and alternator pulley. Deflection must be 
6 - 8 mm.

Adjust

1. Loosen alternator pivot nut and bolt.
2. Loosen bolt securing alternator adjustment 

bracket to engine.

3. Loosen bolt securing alternator to adjustment 

bracket.

4. Increase drive belt tension by rotating 

alternator adjustment bolt clockwise.

5. Tighten alternator pivot and adjustment bracket 

bolts to 25 Nm (18 lbf.ft).

6. Recheck drive belt tension. 
7. Fit splash shield and secure with bolts.
8. Straighten steering.
9. Connect battery earth lead.

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