How to Tighten a Serpentine Belt?

Answer A serpentine belt controls all of the accessories as well as the cooling fan and alternator on your vehicle. Because the serpentine belt is negotiated through multiple pulleys, it is important to k... Read More »

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How to Tighten the Serpentine Belt on a Taurus SHO 3.0?

The Ford Taurus SHO 3.0 engine is an upgrade of the standard Taurus 3.0 liter engine (SHO stands for "Super High Output"). The front accessories on the 3.0 SHO engine are operated by a single belt,... Read More »

How to Tighten the Serpentine Belt of a Maxima?

The Nissan Maxima is equipped with a serpentine drive system that transfers torque from the crankshaft pulley to the various engine accessories such as the alternator, power steering pump and air-c... Read More »

How to Tighten the Serpentine Belt on a Falcon El?

The Ford Falcon El uses a serpentine belt to run the engine accessories but it does not use a tensioner pulley, which are used by most late model vehicles. As long as your serpentine belt does not ... Read More »

How to Tighten a Serpentine Belt on a 1998 Volvo?

All 1998 Volvo four-cylinder engines are equipped with a serpentine belt system to turn the power steering pump, alternator, water pump and A/C compressor. The system uses a spring-loaded tensioner... Read More »