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Cant wait for correct serprntine belt

Any options to maybe bypass a/c? another belt? anything for quick fix

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Use the standard belt and disconnect the ac clutch wire to the coil behind the pulley. Use the pulley as an idler

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SOURCE: i was wondering if i can bypass the powersteering

You probably can (but I don't know of any parts guy thats gonna take the time to see what belt will fit.). More importantly, if your leaking power steering fluid THATS DANGEROUS. This fluid is flamable!. By putting a different belt on the vehicle your gonna cause a whole slew of different problems because your messing with the drag each item is designed to work off of. Best solution eat the correct repair, depending on whats up with the power steering pump.

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Could smell a burnt wire smell (maybe belt) and lost AC. Was told that I need a AC Compressor kit. Was told that you can't bypass it. Is this true?

because of the way the belt is routed the ac compressor can not be bypassed by using a smaller belt. So that leaves you with 2 options. 1. replace the a/c compressor and enjoy the benefits of a/c during the hottest days of summer. 2. remove the a/c compressor and install a bypass pulley. option one gives the most benefit for the dollar and is also the most reliable repair. option 2 is not as sound of a repair, can be installed incorrectly, has a higher probability of failure, costs less, and makes you rely on open windows to cool off.

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Hello Jesse, my name is Andy and yes definitely you can do it if you have the belt take it to the closest autoparts and ask them permission to walk and check for the belts because if you ask them todo so they will say...... WE DON HAVE IT OR WE DONT DO THAT......... my advice will be to wait for the right belt .........

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The security system considers low voltage a threat to the security of the vehicle. MAYBE, just maybe the gauge not reading the voltage correctly is causing the security system to shut you down. 2 options: Fix the gauge and hope that allows the secuiry to work properly OR bypass the security system so it CANT shut you down... The security light is an infamous problem on GM vehicles. They tend to NOT be tied into anything other than the ignition, TDM computer (theft deterrent module), starters or injectors. But anything is possible on new cars. I'll tell you what, bypassing that security system is a gauranteed way to get that car running again. Only takes about an hour as i have done alot of these personallly. This site has tons of info and ive done both different bypasses decribed on this site and they both work. Pending on your vehicle's system.

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Disconnecting is not an option. Without this system working correctly, the vehicle will not start and run. The system CAN be bypassed tho, and depending on the year and the system there might be a couple of different options for you on this site. Check out this link. It explains how the system works, some "quick tricks" to maybe get your car running, and gives you some good options for fixing this this yourself. You can totally bypass this yourself. I've done dozens of them and both ways work that are on this site. (depending on the year, make, model) Don't pay for a dealer mechanic when you can fix this problem yourself in an hour or two.

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Yes, your car has gone into antitheft mode. This happened because you put the non chipped key in. go to this link. Do the "quick fix" 10 minute procedure with the correct key. If this does not fix the problem, do it 3 times with out trying to start it in between cycles. If this does not work, id be looking into the bypass procedures listed. Bypassing is extremely less expensive than fixing.

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I cant keep the serprntine to stay on the pulley

You have a problem with one of your pulleys . Be careful if its running the belt could shot off and injure you The most likely thing is the belt tenisinor its a ware part if it dosn't hold the belt tight its spring loaded if the spring is no good the belt will run off the pulleys . ONCE AGAIN BE VARY CAREFUL IF THE ENGINE IS RUNNING DON'T STAND ON THE SIDE THE BELT COULD COME OFF AND HIT YOU IN THE HEAD

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  2. Use a 1/2 inch breaker bar with a socket placed on the tensioner pulley axis bolt and rotate the tensioner to the left (counterclockwise).
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