need location of belt tensioner on 1988 gmc jimmy 4x4 350

5

Asked by May 04, 2016 at 10:59 PM about the 1988 GMC Jimmy

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I'm guessing the screeching noise from my jimmy,might be the belt tensioner
but I have no idea of what it looks like or where its located.please help??

4 Answers

254,555

It keeps tension on the serpentine belt, should be in the front of the engine....http://www.jcwhitney.com/1988-1988-gmc-jimmy/dayco-oe- replacement-accessory-belt-tensioner/p3050200d50274y1988- 1988j1.jcwx

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
19,275

I'm not trying to be mean but if you can't find the tensioner on a serpentine belt 350 you need to consider a shop. If it was a snake it'll bite you as soon as you open the hood

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
5

YOU ARE MEAN,YOU ANAL RETENTIVE MORON.HAVE OR 6 BELTS ON MY MOTOR.NOT JUST 1!!

19,275

So it's got the older style belt drive and accesories that use the v belts. No need for the name calling. The reason you can't find one with the v belt setup is because there isn't one. The components are uses to tighten their belts. You should have 3 belts I think assuming you have an ac compressor still. On a v belt the power steering is the most likely to make noise, ac would be second most likely. Make sure there is no debris or fluids on the belts or pulleys.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Jimmy

Looking for a Used Jimmy in your area?

CarGurus has 19 nationwide Jimmy listings starting at $1,980.

Postal Code:

GMC Jimmy Experts

  • #1
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    300
  • #2
    1oldman
    Reputation
    270
  • #2
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Blazer
21 listings starting at $3,998
Used GMC Sierra 1500
257 Great Deals out of 10,810 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford F-150
524 Great Deals out of 10,140 listings starting at $1,400
Used Jeep Cherokee
103 Great Deals out of 6,712 listings starting at $11,750
Used Jeep Wrangler
108 Great Deals out of 1,603 listings starting at $3,995

Used Cars For Sale

2001 GMC Jimmy For Sale
3 listings starting at $1,980

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.