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Old 11-19-2014, 01:33 PM
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h22 engine help!

So a while ago i bought a h22a4 , from a guy who had it in his honda civic, i installed it in my car, and the timing belt was real loose and making noise while running. pulled it back out , and looks like there is no tensioner? kinda confused because that would explain why there is slack. Also if thats the case how tight do i tighten a manual tensioner? might as well switch it why im here. yolo.jpg theres a pic of my motor and timing with cover off
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Re: h22 engine help!

Yup that's a manual tensioner, fortunately for you. Manuals are more reliable than the auto's.
Since there's 2 belts, timing and balancer, there's also 2 tensioning pullies, one behind the other. Looks like the PO of yours took the balancer belt off, so behind the outside tensioning pulley (with no belt) there's a spring pulling the tensioner upwards. That's the tensioner.

Go in the 4th gen resource thread section, find the service manual and download it. That'll go over the proper tensioning process of a manual tensioner for an H23.
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Re: h22 engine help!

So my motor has a tensioner already? I just don't see it, sorry for being like a nube about this just trying to make sure appreciate the help
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Re: h22 engine help!

Yup like I said, it's a spring behind the outside tensioning pully. Kinda hard to see in the pic, much easier to see in person.
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