How to Change an Idler Arm?

Answer An idler arm is used in a conventional steering system that utilizes a steering gear box. Its function is to hold up the drag link on the passenger side of the vehicle while the other end is attach... Read More »

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How to Change an Idler Pulley?

Most cars now use a serpentine drive belt system which means there is one large drive belt instead of several small belts powering all of your accessories. The idler pulley provides the needed tens... Read More »

How to Change the Idler Pulley on a Chevy Silverado?

To remove the idler pulley from the engine of a Chevy Silverado, you will need to remove the drive belt. Depending on what year your Silverado is the idler pulley will be next to the drive belt ten... Read More »

How to Change the Idler Pulley on a 1992 Dodge 5.2L V8?

The Dodge 5.2-liter V8 engine was used in several vehicles in the Dodge lineup in 1992. The serpentine belt system uses a tensioner and idler pulley to properly route the belt over all the accessor... Read More »

How to Change an Idler Pulley on the Nissan Frontier?

The Nissan Frontier uses a serpentine belt to provide power to the engine accessories. In order for a single belt to power all components, it must run in a "serpentine" fashion. Idler pulleys are u... Read More »