Mechanical Gas Fuel System G5.9, G8.3, G855 – Master Repair Manual 018-005   Drive Belt Tension

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Tension Chart

Tension Chart

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SAE Belt Size
Belt Tension Gauge Part No.
Belt Tension New
Belt Tension Range Used*
 
Click-type
Burroughs
N
lbf
N
lbf
0.380 in
3822524
 
620
140
270 to 490 
60 to 110
0.440 in
3822524
 
620
140
270 to 490 
60 to 110
  1/2 in
3822524
ST-1138
620
140
270 to 490 
60 to 110
11/16 in
3822524
ST-1138
620
140
270 to 490 
60 to 110
  3/4 in
3822524
ST-1138
620
140
270 to 490 
60 to 110
  7/8 in
3822524
ST-1138
620
140
270 to 490 
60 to 110
 4 rib
3822524
ST-1138
620
140
270 to 490 
60 to 110
 5 rib
3822524
ST-1138
670
150
270 to 530 
60 to 120
 6 rib
3822525
ST-1293
710
160
290 to 580 
65 to 130
 8 rib
3822525
ST-1293
890
200
360 to 710 
80 to 160
10 rib
3822525
3823138
1110
250
440 to 890 
100 to 200
12 rib
3822525
3823138
1330
300
530 to 1070
120 to 240
12 rib K section
3822525
3823138
1330
300
890 to 1070
200 to 240
31 rib
3164750
1668
375
1330 to 1560
300 to 350

NOTE: This chart does not apply to automatic belt tensioners.

* A belt is considered used if it has been in service for ten minutes or longer.

* If used belt tension is less than the minimum value, tighten the belt to the maximum used belt value.

Last Modified:  25-Jan-2010