How to Put on an Alternator Belt?

Answer Putting an alternator belt on your vehicle normally requires that you know how to apply tension using an auto tension pulley. The auto tension pulley automatically applies the correct tension to th... Read More »

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How Do I Fix My Alternator Belt?

The alternator belt, also known as a serpentine belt, is a single belt that controls many of the car's major engine parts, such as the air conditioner, alternator, power steering pump and the water... Read More »

How to Install a New Alternator Belt on a VW 16V?

Replacing the alternator belt on a VW 16V engine is important as the drive belt wears over time due to heat in the engine bay and stress placed on the belt from the continuous tension. The belt beg... Read More »

How to Repair a Car Alternator Belt?

A serpentine belt is a single belt used to drive multiple devices in an automotive engine such as the steering pump, an A/C compressor, a water pump, an air pump and the alternator. The alternator ... Read More »

How to Put the Alternator Belt on a BMW 325i?

For the home mechanic, one of the most basic tasks is the inspection and, if needed, replacement of the alternator belt. On a BMW 3 Series, this is an easy task that will help prevent you from gett... Read More »