Furnace Belt Tauntness?


Hi Folks,
Is there a 'rule of thumb" that a person can go by adjusting the tightness of the fan belt. I'm afraid of overtightening and taking out fan bearings....any tips?...Thanks....Jim
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Jimi wrote:

Hi, Bronze sleeve bearing needs very loose belt tension, just not enought to slip. Otherwise it'll cause premature wear of the the sleeve.
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wrote:

The weight of the hinged blower motor should tension the fan belt just enough to turn the squirrel cage without slipping.
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