How to Change an Alternator Belt?

Answer The alternator receives its power from a belt that runs from the alternator to the engine's crankcase. As the motor turns, it rotates the belt on the pulley, which allows the alternator to generate... Read More »

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How Do I Change an Alternator 97 7.3 Diesel Belt?

The 1997 Ford F-250 and F350 trucks offer the 7.3-liter diesel engine as an option. The engine uses a serpentine belt system to rotate the alternator, water pump, power steering pump and other acce... Read More »

How to Change the Alternator Belt on a 3.0 L MerCruiser?

The MerCruiser 3.0 L engine comes equipped with an alternator belt that operates the alternator. As the belt is traveling around the alternator pulley, it enables the alternator to be able to send ... Read More »

How to Change the Alternator Belt on a 2001 GTP?

The 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP was the first year that Pontiac offered the supercharged 3.8-liter V-6 engine in the Grand Prix body. The engine uses two serpentine belts, one to drive the power st... Read More »

How to Change an Alternator Belt on a 1968 VW Bug?

On a 1968 VW Bug, the alternator fan not only turns the alternator--it also turns the fan that cools the engine. Since the Bug is air-cooled rather than water-cooled like most vehicles, it is essen... Read More »