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Want to replace serpentine belt on rav4 2004

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SOURCE: Serpentine Belt Toyota Rav4

Hi maroon,

  • Get a 14mm or 9/16" socket and a long handled ratchet or breaker bar.
  • Get the belt around all the pulleys except the A/C compressor or Alternator. Double check your routing.
  • The tensioner pulley is on a spring loaded arm. Get your socket on the center nut of this pulley.
  • Slowly pull the ratchet toward the center of the engine. The pulley will pivot on the arm allowing you to get the belt on the final pulley.
  • Slowly release the tension.
  • You're done
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Posted on Dec 14, 2008

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SOURCE: my serpentine belt broke

not to much a rachet or a wrench their will be one marked pulley that one will be movable (springy)you just move that one and slide the belt in place if not its a alternatooer adjustment

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http://www.ehow.com/video_2327530_reinstalling-serpentine-belt-air-conditioning.html


watch this guy, they are all about the same. find the routing diagram under your hood, it will have the size of the wrench you will need to release tension. you may need to make an extender for your wrench,

you can most likely find a video of belts for your car over on youtube.com, do a search when you get there for "toyota belt". all mid 90s toyota will be about the same so it does not have to a tercel.

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