How Do I Install a Serpentine Belt in My Car?

Answer A car's serpentine belt wind its way through the engine, providing power to several different parts at once. Replacing the belt requires threading the belt correctly and adjusting the belt tension.

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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 Install a Serpentine Belt on a V-6 Mitsubishi?

Modern V-6 engines, like the Mitsubishi 3.8 liter engine, allow the serpentine belt to have a greater contact area over the surface of the pulley. This results in cooler operation and increased dur... Read More »

How to Install a Serpentine Belt on a 3.8 Mustang?

The 3.8 liter V-6 engine was used in Ford Mustangs from 1983 to 2004. The 3.8 liter engine provided an intermediate option for those who wished to have more power than the standard four-cylinder en... Read More »

How to Install a Chrysler Serpentine Belt?

The older model Chrysler vehicles rely upon a V-belt system that is similar to serpentine belts, but the newer models of Chrysler have the more accessible serpentine belt system to drive their vehi... Read More »