# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Diesel Equipment Technology III Task 509956299

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Replace A/C compressor drive belts, pulleys, and tensioners.


Replacement should include

  • determining belt condition
  • following manufacturer’s guidelines
  • using proper tooling to remove pulleys and tensioners
  • adjusting belt tension
  • checking alignment.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the acceptable number of cracks per inch in a multi-groove belt?
  • What sound are you listening for when determining pulley or tensioner failure?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.
  2. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  3. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.