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Got a busted belt in my cars engine its to the right of the engine basically next to the engine block center is that timing or serpintine or drive belt

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If its not covered it a drive belt which could be serpentine(flat) or v-belt(v-shaped)

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Timing belt “B” (balancer belt) and related components—2004–2005 Galant and 2004–2005 Lancer 2.4L engine


  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the engine under cover.
  2. Remove the crankshaft damper pulley.
  3. Disconnect the control wiring harness connector, battery wiring harness connector and connector bracket to engine mounting insulator.
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Timing belt tensioner adjuster rod set hole “A” and cylinder set hole “B”—2004–2005 Galant and 2004–2005 Lancer 2.4L engine

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