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The drive belt is slipping occsaionally. The car has about 115,000 miles on it. Should I replace it and if so how do I do it? Are there any special tools required.

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  • kudratx Sep 09, 2009

    Thank you for your reply about the slipping belt on the 2004 Sebring. I have been told that in order to tighten the belt I need a special tool..... Do you know if one is required?



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    John K

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Inspect the belt for cracks. If its original its prabably cracked alot. If its in good condition and you have an adjuster just tighten it up. If no adjuster then you have a belt tentioner that can sometimes get weak or the belt has stretched. Also make sure you have no oil or coolant leaks that may of contaminated the belt.

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    Just ask a shop to adjust it for you. It will cheaper than buying the tool. Also they may find an issue you may overlook. And no special tools are required. You may have to jack the car up and remove the splash cover to access the adjuster. You may need a short or long tool depending on the location so we have adapters to access these areas. As simple as this is to do your making it a chore. He said she said doesn't work in repairing automobiles. It takes hands on, experience and an assortment of tools.

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