How to Change the Alternator by Removing the Serpentine Belt?

Answer The alternator is the charging component on all vehicles. The alternator keeps the battery properly charged and the complete electrical system running. Most alternators are run by a serpentine belt... Read More »

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Removing the Serpentine Belt From a Dodge Caravan?

Common in most vehicles on the road, a serpentine belt is a single belt that runs through various devices peripheral to the engine, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioner and power ste... Read More »

How to Put a Serpentine Belt Back on an Alternator?

Installing the serpentine belt on the alternator pulley requires providing slack on the belt so it will reach to the alternator and can be tightened over the pulley. This can be done by loosening t... Read More »

How to Put the Serpentine Belt Back on the Alternator of a 4.6L Ford?

The Ford 4.6L engine relies on the serpentine drive belt to transfer kinetic energy from the crankshaft pulley to the alternator pulley, so that the alternator can produce the electricity the engin... Read More »

How to Put a Serpentine Belt on an Alternator for a 1992 Dodge Caravan?

The 1992 Dodge Caravan engines comes equipped with a serpentine belt that is responsible for operating all of the accessories--the alternator, air conditioner, power steering and the water pump--at... Read More »