Lexus ES manuals

Lexus ES: Drive Belt

Precaution

PRECAUTION

NOTICE:

  • Do not apply or add any oil or grease to the belt tensioner to prevent abnormal noises from the belt tensioner pulley, belt squealing, etc.
  • Do not allow oil or grease to adhere to the moving parts of the belt tensioner, as this may cause malfunctions.

If oil or grease is on the location indicated by the arrow, replace the belt tensioner.

Components

COMPONENTS

ILLUSTRATION

*1

FRONT FENDER APRON SEAL RH

*2

V-RIBBED BELT

N*m (kgf*cm, ft.*lbf): Specified torque

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On-vehicle Inspection

ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

CAUTION:

To prevent injury due to contact with an operating V-ribbed belt or cooling fan, keep your hands and clothing away from the V-ribbed belt and cooling fans when working in the engine compartment with the engine running or the engine switch on (IG).

PROCEDURE

1. INSPECT V-RIBBED BELT

(a) Check the V-ribbed belt for wear, cracks or other signs of damage.

HINT:

If any of the following defects is found, replace the V-ribbed belt.

  • The V-ribbed belt is cracked.
  • The V-ribbed belt is worn to the extent that the cords are exposed.
  • The V-ribbed belt has chunks missing from the ribs.

(b) Check that the V-ribbed belt fits properly in the ribbed grooves.

HINT:

Make sure to check by hand that the V-ribbed belt has not slipped out of the grooves on the bottom of the pulley. If it has slipped out, replace the V-ribbed belt. Install a new V-ribbed belt correctly.

*a

Correct

*b

Incorrect

Removal

REMOVAL

PROCEDURE

1. REMOVE FRONT WHEEL RH

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2. REMOVE FRONT FENDER APRON SEAL RH

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3. REMOVE V-RIBBED BELT

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Installation

INSTALLATION

PROCEDURE

1. INSTALL V-RIBBED BELT

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2. INSTALL FRONT FENDER APRON SEAL RH

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3. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL RH

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 On-vehicle Inspection

ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT CAUTION: To prevent injury due to contact with an operating V-ribbed belt or cooling fan, keep your hands and clothing away from the V-ribbed belt and co

 On-vehicle Inspection

ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT CAUTION: To prevent injury due to contact with an operating V-ribbed belt or cooling fan, keep your hands and clothing away from the V-ribbed belt and co

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 Inspection

INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1. INSPECT DIRECT FUEL INJECTOR ASSEMBLY NOTICE: This inspection is for checking the direct fuel injector assembly for an open or short. Because the direct fuel injector assembly of this vehicle is a high-pressure type, fuel injection volume cannot be checked. (a) Measure the

 Removal

REMOVAL CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT NOTICE: This procedure includes the removal of small-head bolts. Refer to Small-Head Bolts of Basic Repair Hint to identify the small-head bolts. Click here PROCEDURE 1. REMOVE NO. 1 ENGINE COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY Click here 2. REMOVE CAM TIMING OIL CONTROL SOLENOID

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