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1998 dodge grand caravan. belt pops off i need to put back on myself .. what do i loosen .. single unemployed mom and need my van ...

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  • manddprice8 Oct 04, 2008

    there is no sticker under the hood so need a diagram to replace the belt. we have replaced the pulley which was the main problem and bought a new belt also

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Hi there cmaries65,

We're gonna get you fixed right up. You will be my eyes and hands. I will explain what we will be doing and why. Sound good?

I do need to know what type of belt it is. Is it a single long belt winding around all the pulleys (called a 'serpentine belt') or several shorter ones? If it's a serpentine, the routing pattern should be on a sticker under your hood.

Both are easily put back on, but the procedures are quite different. Both require a socket/ratchet set.

What concerns me though is why did it come off in the first place?
Meaning: will it come off again when you start the engine?

Have a look at the belt. Has it come apart, ripped? Any fraying or excessive wear?
Has the vehicle given you any other problems recently? Made any strange sounds or smells?

Comment me back.
Mike

Posted on Oct 01, 2008

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