Honda Accord: Drive Belt Auto-tensioner
Removal/Installation - Charging System - Engine Electrical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Drive Belt Auto-tensioner Removal/Installation

1. Remove the drive belt (see page 4-30).

2. Remove the power steering (P/S) fluid reservoir from the holder.

3. Remove the P/S pump (A) without disconnecting the P/S hoses, then remove the P/S hose bracket (B).

4. Remove the auto-tensioner.


4. Remove the auto-tensioner.

5. Install the auto-tensioner in the reverse order of


5. Install the auto-tensioner in the reverse order of removal.

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