How do you repair the serpentine belt on a 1998 Mitsubishi Galant?

You don't repair a serpentine belt. You replace the worn or broken belt with a new one.

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Diagram of serpentine belt for 1994 buick park avenue ultra?

Go to this link: http://www.mvreader.com/multiview/dayco/index.php?bgInterchange=1&l=nEnter your vehicle information. Click on the serpentine belt number and then click on belt diagram. It will put up a drawing of the belt routing.RickI'm a retired ASE Master/L-1 Technician. I still keep curr...

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Need to find out how to replace serpentine belt?

Just pry the belt tensioner back and remove the old belt, and install a new one.

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Where can I get a diagram of V-belt installation on a 1987 Ford Ranger 2.9 liter engine?

Try getting a Haynes Repair Manual for the model of this vehicle. It'll be in there or try www.autozone.com and click on the ALLDATA link.

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What if antifreeze hit the belt?

If anti freeze or coolant gets on an accessory belt it could cause the belt to be noisy, so avoid this whenever possible. If coolant gets on the belt, rinse it off with water as soon as possible preferably before running the vehicle. Avoid spraying water into and on the alternator. After rinsing,...

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What causes serpentine belt to run off crankshaft pulley 99 olds cutlass 3100?

Bent, Broken, or misaligned pulley

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How to figure out when to change the serpentine belt in 2001 Toyota corolla car?

If you look at the surface of the belt on the smooth side there will be fine cracks in the surface. Very bad ones will have missing pieces in the ridges. ===ANOTHER ANSWER=== ANOTHER WAY to tell is by the mileage. If you have 60,000 miles or more, I would chage it or have it changed. It is well w...

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How do you release the belt tension at the tensioner?

There are two types of tensioners, spring tension, and bolt adjusted tension.spring tensioners, place the appropriate sized wrench on the nut in the middle of the pulley and turn clockwise, the wrench will give you ample leverage to pull back the arm with ease.Bolt adjusted, you will need to loca...

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How do figure out when to change the serpentine belt in 2001 Toyota corolla car?

Look at the belt. If it's shows signs of being frayed on the edges, or if it looks dry and cracked by the inner ribs, or if you hear a squeeling sound when you accelerate, or if you have more than a 1/4 inch play (push your finger on the belt), it's time to change your belt.

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How can you bypass a serpentine belt on a 2002 converible sebring from the ac compressor?

You realy can't. If your intention is not to power the A/C unplug the wire that connects to the electric clutch. It should be right behind the pully.

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Why does your serpentine belt come off when it gets splashed from underneath by water from the road?

well it should not come off even if water gets on it. its most likely old and needs to be replaced

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How do you determine what causes a squeaky fan belt on a 1993 Mazda 626 when the car is first started up or the ac is turned on?

Sounds like your A/C pump is seizing try removing the belt and turn both the center and outer wheels on the front of A/C pump by hand with ingnition off the outer wheel should spin free and inner wheel should have slight resistance (not hard to turn)if ok check any jockeys if all ok try replacing...

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How do you fix a belt in the engine of a car?

Ask the question again citing the make and model. There are so many different tensioning arrangements and usages of engine belts it is always better to get the specific engine/vehicle manual and follow it.

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How do you be safe while driving?

You buckle up and you drive safe

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Should you disconnect battery when parked since serpentine belt is gone?

If your talking long term storage, yes. Disconnect and remove the battery for long term storage.

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Why cant you detension the serpentine belt tentioner the bolt keeps rotating and not letting you get the belt on?

because the bolt is striped or you pulley is no bad take it off and get another one

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What would cause the serpentine to not turn on a 1994 Mercury Topaz if all pulleys spin freely when the car is not running?

check to make sure the belt tensioner is functional if not it needs to be replaced

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Where are timing settings for timing belt?

every system has its own marks and settings.You need to provide make model year engine to get a correct answer

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What is the serpentine drive belt?

The serpentine drive belt is the rubber belt that is connected to all the pullys 5-6 like the water pump, altenator, a/c clutch, fan, and crankshaft. usually located behind the radiator or on the side of the motor depending on what the motor is and what its in.

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How do you get the tensioner to move on 1988 caravan to replace serpentine belt having a diffucut time trying to get belt on?

You don't mention which engine but on my 90 3.3 I put a wrench on it and just move it. It's kinda hard.

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Thrree methods on how to drive a water pump?

1. Electric Motor 2. Belt off the crankshaft 3. Shaft driven (similar to a distributor)

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Do you losen the altinator to change serpentine belt on a 94 Jimmy?

You'll have to loosen the alternator to get the belt off, unless you have a tensioner pulley in the sequence of the serpentine. yes it removes the tension to make it easier just did it last weekend.

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What causes a belt to squeak on a 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe?

Belt worn out, or loose.

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How to Change belt on vs commodore?

I'll Quote for you the directions given by the Gregory's Manual (No 268 for Commodore Lexen V6 1995 - 1997)Drive Belt:The Drive Belt tension is controlled by a tensioner assembly which maintains the correct tension on the drive belt and compensates for wear and stretch.The tensioner assembly is e...

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Will the fan have play when the belt is off?

If it has a clutch fan there may be a little play in the clutch assembly which would be normal. If the fan is bolted directly to the water pump any play should be minimal if any at all. Once again the year, make and model info would be helpful.

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Need diagram for 2004 freightliner serpentine belt?

Need an engine make and model to answer this. You either have a Detroit Diesel, Mercedes Benz, Cummins, or Caterpillar engine.

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Does 2000 diesel compact have a cam belt?

2000 Diesel Compact what? What make vehicle?

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What is a fan belt from a car?

On the cars I grew up with the fan belt was a rubber belt that transfers torque from the crankshaft to the shaft of the cooling fan for the radiator on an engine. On the cars we drive today, the name fan belt is a bit misleading now because the belt drives much more than just the fan to cool the ...

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Why does your serpentine belt squeak when you turn your 1998 Dodge avenger on?

The Serpentine Belt needs to be tightend with the tensioner pulley (Idler Pulley)

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How do you release the tensioner to put belt back around the alternator?

This is easiest done with 2 people. Put the belt around everything but the alternator. On the tensioner pulley or the base of it, there should be a box or something that will fit a wrench. Get that wrench, and another of a similar size (you will probably have to do the 2 wrench trick to extend yo...

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How do you install a serpentine belt on a 99 Isuzu Rodeo?

There is a belt tensioner (spring loaded pulley that automatically keeps the belt tight) that needs to be temporarily slackened while the now loose belt is slipped off one of the accessories. Sorry, but I can't remember what tool is needed to loosen the belt tensioner. Just opening the hood and o...

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Auto belt tensioner how to install?

Put tensioner in vise careful not to damage it, squash the pin back inside and align hole, put a paper clip into it...reinstall w/ new belt and remove paper clip ....and tension is on belt and ready for service.The paper doesn't work need steel pin long enought that you can pull out after belt in...

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1999 mercury grand marquis 4.6 serpentine belt routing?

The 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis has (2) TWO engine styles, both different. The style for Vin numbers with a "W" engine, and the Vin numbers with an "X".The "W" series has the A/C Compressor to the RIGHT of the engine when viewed from the front.The belt circles all components from the outside but t...

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A better diagram of serpentine belt for belt routing than auto zone the belt around water pump is flat side against the pully shouldn't the ridged edge be against the pully instead?

Does the water pump pulley have grooves in it? If so, then the ridges should ride in those grooves. If the pulley is flat, the back side of the belt powers it.Here's a place to get diagrams: http://free-auto-repair-advice.blogspot.com/2007/12/serpentine-and-timing-belt-diagrams.html

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Serpentine belt rides off tensioner pulley. this pully looks out of line where do i adjust it?

It more than likely needs new bearings. That is why it is out of line, unless the vehicle has been in an accident. Remove the belt, and remove the tensioner idler pulley and repair it.

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How often is the serpentine belt on the 2002 Lexus gs300 changed?

Only as needed. The serpentine belts hold up well unless there is a problem with the belt tensioner or any of the driven accessories.

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How do you stop serpentine belt from squeeking?

Replace belt and check all pulleys for wear or rough spot

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Do you have a Diagram of serpentine belt for 94 ranger 3.0?

check on autozone .com or maybe going to your local store and they might have one or be able to help you with it

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How do you route smaller serpentine belt on98 zx2 to bypass ac compressor?

The belt that I used my my 1999 ford escort ZX2 is a 6K730 to bypass the A/C. when routing the difference is the belt will come from the power steering to the tension pulley to the crank then water pump and the rest is normal. I hope this helps

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How do you replace the ac belt on a 95 truck?

You actually expect to get an answer. Would that be a Ford, Chevy, GMC, Dodge, Toyota, Nissan, or any other of the makes of trucks out there?

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how to set crank shaft mark with the cam shaft mark?

On a pre 1997 with a timing BELT: Turn the crankshaft clockwise until the timing mark on the crankshaft pulley lines up with the dot on the block at the 1 o'clock position. Check the timing mark on the camshaft. The small hole in the sprocket should line up with the dot on the head at the 12 o'cl...

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How do you do you find the serpentine belt diagram for a Toyota RAV4 2001?

There should be a diagram under the hood somewhere. Normally on the fan shroud. Click the link for a diagram. If you do not see one search with the term "2001 Toyota Rav 4 belt diagram" and you will find a diagram.

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Belt routing diagram?

look under the hood there is usually a diagram somewhere thereOr ask a new question and include year, make, model, and engine size.

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How do you adjust serpentine belt on a 1999 Holden jackaroo?

On all U.S. vehicles that use A single serpentene the belt has an automatic tensioner. I suspect that your can does too. It could be stuck.

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What is the difference between a serpentine belt and an accessory belt?

An accessory belt is any belt that drives additional power systems from the front crank of an engine. Typically, these "accessories" are the alternator, power steering pump, and air conditioning compressor. In many rear wheel drive vehicles, a belt is also used to drive the radiator fan. Typicall...

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How do you loosen tension on drive belt fo the alternator?

There is an automatic tensioner that keeps tension on the belt. THere should be a label in the engine compartment somewhere giving you a diagram of the path of the belt and showing where the tensioner is and which way it turns to loosen the tension. On the 1995 GMC Sierra that I just worked on, I...

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Alternator drive belt?

alternator drive belt?

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What to check after belt comes off while driving?

Depends on which belt you're referring to. If it's the cam belt you need to check the position of the cam WRT the crank, and also check the cylinder head/valves for damage. Might see enough through the spark plug holes.Any other belt just replace, check routing and tension and you're done.

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What is considered a good or bad mileage rate for a user car?

a good mileage rate for an used car is around 12,000 miles per year of age.

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How do you tighten an alternator belt on a 2003 murano?

All you do is look for the tension pulley and tighten it, see below

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How do you tighten the serpentine belt on a 1997 Saturn?

You don't. The belt tension is automatically adjusted via a spring loaded tensioner. If the serpentine belt is noisy or worn out prematurely. replace the tensioner. The belt should be inspected for cracks and other signs of wear. Replace worn out belt(s) before they break leaving you stranded.

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How do you change the serpentine belt on a 2002 Chrysler town and country mini-van 3.8 engine?

There should be an idler pulley that you need to loosen to take belt off, draw a diagram of how the belt looks before you take it off so you can see how it goes back on.

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Do you have a diagram of how to put the serpentine belt on the pulley?

You may get an answer if you list the vehicle & engine you are talking about. You are not going to get an answer to this question as is.

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What size serpentine belt fits a 1997 cavlier 2.2 engine?

k050705 without AC k050835 with AC Carquest part #s

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How do you set serpentine belt tension on a Chrysler?

The tension on a serpentine belt is automatically set by the Idler Tension Pulley. If you find it is not correctly setting the tension, the the spring may be broken.

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What is the belt tensioner purpose?

To keep tension on the belt so as not to slip.

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Where can you find a diagram for installing a serpentine belt?

This should be on a sticker under the hood of the car, or in the owners manual, or available from your local auto parts store at no charge.

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What is the accessory belt routing for 98 Ford ZX2?

'round the big wheels with grooves... also everyone should have a manual for their vehicle, and the local library should have a SHOP manual available in the reference section--make copies of the right info and read up..you'll be a pro in no time ...good luck:)

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What is a belt tensioner?

it is a spring loaded pulley that keeps a constant pressure on the belt

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How do you install serpentine belt on 88 Chevy silverado 4x4 350 auto?

Loosen tensioner and follow label (under hood) for routing

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A diagram for serpentine belt for 95 Bonneville?

A diagram for the serpentine belt for the 1995 Bonneville can be found in an Chilton's manual for that year and make of vehicle. The belt diagram varies depending on the exact vehicle engine type.

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There is a wheel at the top of the serpentine belt that you cant seem to get the belt over you have the belt assembled but you cant get pat this part HELP?

you need to loosen the tensioner.. ist like a small wheel with some sort of spring attatched..

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Your serpantine belt screeches after you put a new belt tentioner and belt dressing on you cant figure out why?

Never use belt dressing on a serpentine belt. Clean the dressing off and recheck the pulleys.

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Where could you find an illustration on replacing serpentine belt on '97 Buick Park Avenue?

There should be an illustration in your ownners manual.Just had mine done.. mechanic had to remove psgr side motor mount to release belt. Not a fun job.trust me this ne job you want to pay someone to do, you need to lower the engine cradle to remover the PS motor mount,you could also visithttp://...

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How do you loosen the tensioner pulley to change the belt on a 1997 ford F150?

It's spring loaded, use a wrench or socket to move it. If it's really stuck it may be seized.

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What would make a 1995 Mazda 626 squeal on startup after drive belt has been replaced?

Drive belt(s) is/are not tightened enough would be my first guess.

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What happens when the serpentine belt breaks on a car?

when serpentine belt breaks alternator and water pump stop working along with power steering pump

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Can you get a diagram of a serpentine belt for a 2000 Ford Escort ZX2 please?

lift the hood. usually there.

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Pulley went out 1998 Isuzu rodeo through the serpentine belt oil light came on and is now coming on and going off what would cause this?

If overheating occurred there may be a problem with oil pressure.The oil pump is driven by the timing belt so check for proper adjustment.It is also possible that the disintegrating belt damaged the wiring to the oil pressure sending unit so go over the wiring harness to be sure.Shortly before lo...

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How do you change the serpentine belt on a 1994 mercury cougar xr7?

with a 1/2" rachet or breaker bar placed in the square whole on the tensioner pully, you push (from passenger side to drivers) which will release the presure on the belt. Might want to draw a "map" of how the belt goes cause it ain't obvious when its off the car.

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How do you take find out how to put on a serpentine belt for a 3.3L V6 if you dont have the diagram on the van anymore or the original belt?

you don't say wot make an model... so i presume its the Chrysler new yorker as i cant think of another with a 3.3 v6.. easy answer.. buy a haynes manual.. if your gonna replace the belt.. you might as well do other stuff like replace the water pump and front engine seal while your at it..

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Sqealing that is coming from your engine you changed the belt tensionerpumpPS pumpalternator and wheel pully Any idea what it might be?

check all the alignments...belt should be running true also, a little DIALECTIC SILICONE grease on a SERPENTINE belt is an old trick for new belts that make a little noise, and the gel helps make the belt last...also called TUNE-UP or Spark Plug boot SILICONE... also may be a bad "NEW" tensioner ...

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How often should you check the belts on any car?

You should check belts, hoses, fluids, wiper blades, lighting, tires and tire pressure at least every oil change.Once every 3 months or 3000 miles. Which ever comes first.

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Diagram for changing the serpentine belt?

As you listed no make, model, engine, or year, all I can say is look under the hood for a placard diagram. Usually there is one there.

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How do you replace the serpentine belt on a 1993 Mercury Cougar?

To remove the serpenteen belt on this vehicle, you must first locate the spring loaded tensioner. You will need a 1/2" breaker bar or a socket to recoil the spring load. doing this will release the tension on the belt. You can then remove the belt.NOTE: If you are just changing the belt with a ne...

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Where is the serpentine belt tensioner on a 2.4 liter Dodge Stratus?

On my 2004, there are 2. Check the diagram on the fender well or near the radiator. It shows all the pulleys the belt goes around, including the tensioners.

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Where can you obtain a serpentine belt diagram for a 1993 VW?

Go to your closest Autozone and they can print you one out.

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Who made the1920's buldozer?

Holt Manufacturing Company http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holt_Manufacturing_Company

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How do you replace a serpentine belt on a 1995 Chevrolet Camero?

Replacing the serpentine belt on both V6 & V8 rear drive engine are fairly easy than front wheel drive. The belt is located just between the front of the engine and the radiator. You have plenty of clearance to work. Just need to losen the tension and the belt should come out. Putting the new...

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Does 2002 Camry XL have serpentine belt?

The 2.4 engine has a timing chain. The 3.0 engine has a timing belt, assuming the timing belt is what your asking about.

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Can your AC not working have anything to do with the mechanic just replacing the drive belt tensioner and serpentine belt?

Check to make sure the belt is routed around the compressor pulley. Also check the wiring connector at the compressor in case it was dislodged.

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How do you restart a 2000 alero that broke the serpentine belt?

Serpentine belts don't just break. There is probably an accessory that is locked up such as the alternator or a idler pulley. Check each pulley that the belts contacts and make necessary repairs before installing a new belt. Once you have done that just start the engine back up as you normally wo...

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When it's cold out upon starting the car it makes a crying sound until it warms up?

A simple tune-up should correct the issue.

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Are the threads on the bolt that hold the tensioner pulley left or right handed on a 1995 Isuzu Rodeo?

Standard rh threads

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