2H9340 TRACK G.-18 Caterpillar parts TRACK
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Weight: 44 pounds 20 kg.
Tool Part Number Part Description Qty
A 144-0235 Belt Tension Gauge 1
Belt Tension Chart
Size of Belt Width of Belt Gauge Reading
Initial Belt Tension(1) Used Belt Tension(2)
1/2 13.89 mm (0.547 Inch) 535 N (120 lb) 355 N (80 lb)
Measure the tension of the belt that is farthest from the engine.
(1) Initial Belt Tension refers to a new belt.
(2) Used Belt Tension refers to a belt that has been in operation for 30 minutes or more at the rated speed.Install Tooling (A) at the center of the longest free length of belt and check the tension on both belts. Check and adjust the tension on the tightest belt. To adjust the belt tension, refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Alternator - Install".Note: A poly v-belt has an automatic belt tensioner. No manual adjustment of the poly v-belt is required.To replace the poly v-belt, refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Alternator Belt - Remove and Install".