John Deere – 1023E, 1025R and 1026R – Adjust Fan and Alternator Belt

[1] –

Park machine safely.

[2] – Allow engine to cool.

[3] – Apply a force of 98 N (22 lb.-force) to the belt midway between water pump and alternator (A), or between crankshaft pulley and alternator (B), using a belt tension gauge and a straight edge.

[4] – Adjust belt if the deflection is not to specification.