Definition of Serpentine Belt?

Answer A serpentine belt is a long rubber belt used in automobiles to power the vehicle's auxiliary systems. The serpentine belt uses torque from the engine's drive shaft to pull the belt through a system... Read More »

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How to Install a New Belt Tensioner With Pulley for Serpentine Belt on Plymouth Voyager V6 Mid 1990 Early 2000 Years?

Typical serpentine belt...Over time, the "spring in the tensioner" wears out, weakens and the serpentine belt wears, stretches and may slip; it may come off in rain or in water puddles or may cause... Read More »

How to Put a Serpentine Belt on a Car?

A sign that a vehicle's serpentine belt needs changing is a squeal from under the hood that progressively gets worse. A serpentine belt's purpose is to drive accessories installed on a car engine, ... Read More »

How to Change a GM 3.8 Serpentine Belt?

The General Motors 3800 series 3.8 liter V-6 motor uses a serpentine drive belt system, which turns the rotational forces of the motor to operate several pulley-driven parts. This primary belt can ... Read More »

How to Route a Serpentine Belt?

The serpentine belt, also called the multiaccessory drive belt, controls engine accessories such as the power steering, air conditioner compressor, water pump and alternator. Located at the front o... Read More »