How to Repair a Car Alternator Belt?

Answer 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 »

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How to Repair an Alternator Belt for a Toyota?

The alternator belt on late-model Toyotas, like the Camry, Avalon and Solara run the alternator, water pump, power steering pump and the A/C compressor. The technical term for the belt is "serpenti... Read More »

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 Put on an Alternator Belt?

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 »

How to Tighten an Alternator Belt?

A loose alternator belt causes squealing when it is loose. Because the pulley is slipping in the belt, the alternator is not turning at its full potential, and therefore does not provide the correc... Read More »