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Serpentine Belt Replacement

If you need to remove or replace your serpentine belt for any reason it is best not to use a published diagram as the diagram may not suit your engines belt system as they can vary from country to country, year model and make or model of accessories on the engine. it is much easier and more accurate to draw your own. A simple diagram of circles representing the puilleys, adjuster and idlers in roughly their correect positions with lines for the belt path joining them will take no more than a couple of minutes to produce making sure that when you try to replace the belt it will be correct. Also saves time and frustration when you find that the diagram you got from a book or anywhere else is not right. You can also use this method for Timing belt Replacement.

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  2. 2 Open the hood and locate the serpentine belt routing diagram sticker on the side of the engine casing. Study it for a moment before removing the existing belt. It is essential the new belt be installed exactly as the diagram indicates.
  3. 3 Find the tensioner pulley, the main pulley that controls the serpentine belt, and fit a 1/2-inch socket wrench over the self-tensioner on the outside of the pulley.
  4. 4 Pull the wrench to the left to move the pulley forward, which loosens the belt, then remove the belt.
  5. 5 Compare the old serpentine belt with the new, replacement belt for length, width and number of grooves on the belt's underside. Be certain the replacement belt is the right part.
  6. 6 Fit the new belt on to each pulley according to the serpentine belt routing diagram on the manufacturer's sticker, or according to the drawing made prior to removing the old belt. Fit the new belt on to the tensioner pulley last, again applying pressure on the pulley's self-tensioner with the half-inch socket wrench to loosen the pulley.
  7. 7 Release the pressure on the self tensioner and allow the tensioner pulley to ease back into place, thereby tightening the new serpentine belt with the appropriate tension.
  8. 8 Remove the wrench and close the hood.
Thank you and good luck,

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