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Changed belt on 02 trailblazer now it won't start

I just changes the belt after it broke on me today, and now it won't start

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  • lha772 Mar 04, 2009

    It is just clicking, and not turning over. Started fine before the belt broke and was replaced. Coolant didn't overheat, and nothing sprayed anywhere..




  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Have you considered charging the battery? Is the engine turning and not starting or is it not cranking??? Did coolant overheat? did it spray anywhere on sensors?

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Belt turns alternator, alternator charges battery.(no belt, no charging) Charge battery with a charger. Though it may start with a jump, the alt is designed to maintain the state of charge in the battery, not to fully charge it . Therefore jumping puts too much demand on alt and can damage it. or will shorten battery life considerably.

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