How to Adjust a Serpentine Belt on a '97 Dakota?

Answer The serpentine belt on the Dodge Dakota uses a spring-loaded tensioner to keep the proper tension on the belt when the engine is running. If you see cracks in the belt's grooves, it's time to repla... Read More »

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How to Change the Serpentine Belt on a 1993 Dodge Dakota?

The Dodge Dakota was popular in 1993 because it was the only small to mid-size truck that came with an optional V8 engine. The V8 is also the only engine in that year with a full serpentine belt, w... Read More »

How to Change the Serpentine Belt on a 1994 Dodge Dakota?

Regular inspection and maintenance of the serpentine belt in your 1994 Dodge Dakota is imperative if you want to keep your engine running and your truck off the side of the road. If you notice dama... Read More »

How to Adjust a Serpentine Belt?

Most modern cars that use a serpentine belt have an automatic belt tensioner. This device has an internal spring preset inside that applies the correct tension to the belt automatically, and cannot... Read More »

How to Adjust the Pulley of the Serpentine Belt?

The serpentine belt, also called the multi-accessory drive belt, controls all the accessories linked to the automobile engine, including the power steering, the air conditioner compressor, the wate... Read More »