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Before installing a new belt spin all pulleys by hand. They should spin amoothly and freely. Check alternator, idler, tensioner, power steering and A/C. If any are hard, rough, or seized replace. Check that the belt aligns correctly with all pulleys and remove any debris embedded in the grooves.
dear sir you must take back car and demand a new teninor and idler this will caus belt to ride over to one side and cause shreded belt and belt will come off at dealer or shop it went back to same man and he cant se problem do to belt off if he was to start and let run for 15 min. and in that time start and start and stop motor 3 or 4 times he would see that the belt is walking over to one side do to bearing going out or he may have put washer behind a part but i would go with the idler and tensinor
Click on the following free direct Link. It has the correct Serpentine/Drive Belt Diagrams for your 2001 Volkswagon Jetta with either the 1.8L or 2.0L In-Line 4-Cylinder Engine. The Belt Diagrams are located towards the end of Page. There is additional Diagams that will prove helpful to you for future use.