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Replacement of serpentine belt

I think I need to replace the serpentine belt on my 2005 dodge caravan. There is a quiet squeal coming from the belt area. I live in Phoenix so it will be about 110 degrees while I am attempting this repair therefore I need to have a somewhat step by step instruction and I would love any tricks of the trade suggestions. Thanks, Stacy

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  • rockcreekny Oct 03, 2008

    when taking the serpentine belt off,where do you ease the tension in order to to replace the belt then apply the new one. it is 2000 dodge caravan.

  • qumvb16 Jan 30, 2009

    I have a loud squeal coming from the belt. How do I replace it and tension it?

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First you will need a 3/8 or a 15mm wrench to take the tension off the belt.

The only trouble spots will be around the a/c compressor, it is real close to the frame and it sometimes a pain to get off and on.

Other then that, it shouldn't take you but about 15 minutes to change it out. Keep the old one for a spare in case of an emergency

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