626 1999-2001

Accessory Drive Belts

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Adjustment



2.0L (Fs) Engine

Specific to:

Mazda 626 1999-2002

Refer to the illustration for component location.

  1. Loosen mounting bolts A and nut B.
  2.  
  3. Adjust the belt deflection or tension by turning the adjusting bolt C.
  4.  
  5. Tighten mounting bolts A and nut B.

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    Fig. Location of the alternator mounting bolts and adjuster bolt C-626 2.0L (FS) engine



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    Fig. Adjust the belt deflection or tension by turning the adjusting bolt C-626 2.0L (FS) engine

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2.5L (Kl) Engine

Specific to:

Mazda 626 1999-2002

Refer to the illustration for component location.

  1. Loosen locknut A.
  2.  
  3. Adjust the belt deflection or tension by turning the adjusting bolt B.
  4.  
  5. Tighten locknut A.

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    Fig. Alternator belt tension adjuster bolt (A)-626 2.5L (KL) engine



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    Fig. Power steering belt tension adjuster bolt (A)-626 2.5L (KL) engine

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Belt Routings



Specific to:

Mazda 3 2004

Mazda 6 2003-2004

Mazda 626 1999-2002

Mazda Miata 1999-2004

Mazda Millenia 1999-2002

Mazda Protege 1999-2003

Mazda Protege5 2002-2003



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Fig. Serpentine drive belt routing-1.8L and 2.0L engines



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Fig. Serpentine drive belt routing-2.3L engine



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Fig. Serpentine drive belt routing-2.5L engines

Inspection



Specific to:

Mazda 6 2003

Mazda 626 1999-2002

Mazda Miata 1999-2004

Mazda Millenia 1999-2002

Mazda Protege 1999-2003

Mazda Protege5 2002-2003

Inspect the drive belt for signs of glazing or cracking. A glazed belt will be perfectly smooth from slippage, while a good belt will have a slight texture of fabric visible. Cracks will usually start at the inner edge of the belt and run outward. All worn or damaged drive belts should be replaced immediately.

Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Mazda 626 1999-2002

Refer to the illustration for component location.

  1. Loosen mounting bolts A and nut B.
  2.  
  3. Loosen the belt tension by turning the adjusting bolt C.
  4.  
  5. Remove the belt.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.

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    Fig. Location of the alternator mounting bolts and adjuster bolt C-626 2.0L (FS) engine

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