Power Steering OnVehicle Inspection Checking Drive Belt Tension

Using a belt tension gauge, check the drive belt tension.

Belt tension gauge:

Nippondenso BTG-20 (95506-00020) or Borroughs No. BT-33-73F

Drive belt tension:

NOTE:

• "New belt" refers to a brand new belt which has never before been used.

• "Used belt" refers to a belt which has been used on a running engine for 5 minutes or more.

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FLUID LEVEL CHECK

1. KEEP VEHICLE LEVEL

2. BOOST FLUID TEMPERATURE

With the engine idling at 1,000 rpm or less, turn the steering wheel from lock to lock several times to boost the fluid temperature.

3. CHECK FOR FOAMING OR EMULSIFICATION

NOTE: Foaming and emulsification indicate the existence of air in the system or that the fluid level is too low.

4. CHECK FLUID LEVEL IN RESERVOIR TANK

Check the fluid level and add fluid if necessary.

Fluid: ATF DEXRON* or DEXRON* H

NOTE: Check that the fluid level is within the HOT LEVEL of the dipstick. If the fluid is cold, check that it is within the COLD LEVEL of the dipstick.

CHECK IDLE-UP

1. WARM UP ENGINE

2. TURN AIR CONDITIONER SWITCH OFF

3. CHECK IDLE-UP

(a) Fully turn the steering wheel.

(b) Check that the engine rpm is decrease when the air control valve hose is pinched.

(c) Check that the engine rpm is increase when the air control valve hose is released.

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