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How to change a serpentine belt 2004 5.7 hemi? I just need to know where to look for a belt tensioner, etc. do i have to remove shrouds and covers?

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Run the engine and watch the belt pulleys, the one that jitters and moves up and down is the tensioner pulley, it is an arm with a pulley on the end, it is a very short arm.

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2006 Chrysler 300c 5.7 v8 hemi serpentine belt change


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Remove the radiator cowling. It has 2 connecting clips(arrowed in photo)

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Remove these clips by pushing out the centre portion with a small screwdriver as shown below.

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Lift the cowlin up and remove. Be careful of pushing it against the radiator fins.
Locate the A/C tensioner pulley on the righthand side of the enginebetween the A/C compressor and Crankshaft, and pry off the dust cover(arrowed) with a screwdriver.

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Loosen the 13mm nut inside and remove the belt.
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  4. Alternator
  5. Power steering
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If you are replacing the tensioner pulley remember that it is held in place by a reverse threaded bolt, so turn clockwise to loosen it.
Refit the A/C belt. fasten the tensioner pulley bolt by hand. Using a 10mm allen key in the hole in the pulley(arrowed), tension the belt, keep pressure on the allen key and fasten the pulley bolt with a wrench.
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When refitting the fan shroud, position the shroud. It has a tab on each side halfway down the shroud that needs to locate in the radiator. Remove the centre pin from the shroud's clips completely. Insert the clip into its position and then insert the centre pin of the clip and push it in until flush with the clip itself.

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Instructions needed for changing serpentine belt on 2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L


  • the serpentine belt routing chart, adhered to the fan shroud. This chart will show you the location of the belt tensioner.
  • 2 Pull the belt tensioner off the belt with the serpentine belt tool. Reach in with your free hand and slip the belt out of the tensioner's path and then slowly move the tensioner back into position.
  • 3 Pull the belt off the remaining pulleys by hand


  • Read more: 2002 Ford Taurus Serpentine Belt Removal ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_7233863_2002-taurus-serpentine-belt-removal.html#ixzz1XPRa20xf

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    How to remove and replace serpentine belt on 2004 sebring with 2.4l dohc engine. are special tools needed, space seems really tight.


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    The Belt Diagram should be on the underside of your hood, however they have a way of disappearing.

    If it is not there:
    Click on the following free direct Link. It has the correct Serpentine Belt Diagrams for your 2004 GMC Envoy for either your 4.2L 6-Cylinder or 5.8L V8 Engine and Engine Options (AC/No AC etc.). Included are Instructional and Directional Diagrams for your use.

    Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information questions. Feel Free to contact me at FixYa.com!

    http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_information/year/2004/make/gmc/model/envoy/2004_gmc_envoy_drive_belt_routing_diagram.htm

    "HOW TO":
    Standard Rules to Removal the Serpentine Belt with an Automatic Tensioner:
    1. Find the Tensioner(s). (See Diagrams on Link)
    2. Using a Serpentine Belt Tensioner Tool, Or Wrench OR Ratchet, Rotate/Move the Tensioner USING THE AVAILABLE NUT (on the Pulley or Arm Base) OR the OPENING (3/8ths or 1/2 inch square opening) rotating the Tensioner Pulley/Arm - moving it away from contact with the belt and towards the area where the belt is not in contact with the Tensioner Pulley. The Tensioner is spring loaded, and is hard to rotate/move.
    3. Remove the loosened belt off one of the other more easily accessed Pulleys.
    4. DO NOT quickly release the Tensioner, but gently allow the Tensioner to rest in its closed position.

    Standard Rules for Installing the Serpentine Belt with an Automatic Tensioner:
    a. Pick a Pulley that is most easily accessed. This will usually be on top. This will be the last Pulley that the belt will go on.
    b. Using the Diagram: Install the new Serpentine Belt on the remainder of the Pulleys....over, under, left right.
    c. Using a Serpentine Belt Tensioner Tool or Wrench or Ratchet Tool: Rotate/Move the Tensioner Pulley/Arm "away" from Belt contact area on the Tensioner. This spring is pretty hard and with a new belt, it will be even harder to install. Rotate/Move this to as-close to the maximum allowed inorder to have enough slack in the belt to get it up and over the last pulley.
    d. Using your other hand - Pull the Belt up and over the Last remaining Pulley.
    e. Before releasing the pressure on the Tensioner, visually inspect the remainder Pulleys and the Belts' Positioning on them.

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    Need to remove the serpentine and drive belts on a 2004 chevy tracker ..cant seem to get the tensioner to move...am i doing something wrong??please help


    My sincere apologies for the delayed response.
    I am personally going back to answer your unanswered questions.
    I have only been a free contributor to this site for the past 4-months.

    I do not know if you still need this information, but I am going ahead and answering it anyway.

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    on the following LINK. It has several Belt Diagrams, one which will match your specific engine and options (AC/No AC, Power Steering, .etc) that you will need.

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    1. Find the Tensioner(s). (See the Diagrams on Link)
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    3. Remove the loosened belt off one of the other more easily accessed Pulleys
    .
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    a. Pick a Pulley that is most easily accessed. This will usually be on top. This will be the last Pulley that the belt will go on.

    b. Using the Diagram: Install the new Serpentine Belt on the remainder of the Pulleys....over, under, left right etc.
    c. Using a Serpentine Belt Tensioner Tool or Wrench or Ratchet Tool: Rotate/Move the Tensioner Pulley/Arm "away" from Belt contact area on the Tensioner. This spring is pretty hard and with a new belt, it will be even harder to install. Rotate/Move this to as-close to the maximum ("open") allowed inorder to have enough slack in the belt to get it up and over the last pulley.
    d. While keeping the Tensioner Pulley/Arm "open" Using your other hand - Pull the Belt up and over the Last remaining Pulley.
    e. Before releasing the pressure on the Tensioner, visually inspect the remainder Pulleys and the Belts' Positioning on them.
    As you can see in the last Diagram on this Link: there are three (3) Bolts for the FAN Belt that must be loosened inorder to successfully remove this Belt

    Let me know if this helped...
    Again my apologies..

    http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_information/year/2004/make/chevrolet/model/tracker/2004_chevrolet_tracker_drive_belt_routing_diagram.htm

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