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Old 07-07-2006, 05:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I thought I could remember where it was and how to put it back on, but I've taken off the serpentine belt and now i'm not sure how to route it back on there. Does anyone have a belt routing diagram?

I've tried to search for one and have come up empty handed. Thanks guys!
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I need to change mine on a 3.0 V6. Are there any tricks or suggestions to make the the change easier? Doesn't look like tehre is much room to manuver. Any tips would be appreciated!
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Having two people makes it so much easier. Get underneath the car and use a long 1/2" breaker bar on the tensioner (pull down towards you). There's a little lip under the car (can't remember exactly where, but you'll know when you're under the car) that you can wedge the breaker bar under to hold tension on the pulley. Then it's a piece of cake. Have the other person run the belt up top while you do the work on bottom.
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Thanks for the advice. I will ask a friend of mine to help.
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How often should the serpentine belt be replaced?
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I need to change mine on a 3.0 V6. Are there any tricks or suggestions to make the the change easier? Doesn't look like tehre is much room to manuver. Any tips would be appreciated!
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hey guys, my question: doesn't the belt loop through the tensioner pulley and its mounting location on the block? If so how do you get the belt out without removing the tensioner?

Maybe there is a relief in tensioner pulley and the belt can slide off but I can't see it.

can anyone verify how simple and how much time it would take?
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hey guys, my question: doesn't the belt loop through the tensioner pulley and its mounting location on the block? If so how do you get the belt out without removing the tensioner?

Maybe there is a relief in tensioner pulley and the belt can slide off but I can't see it.

can anyone verify how simple and how much time it would take?[/b]

Hello - I just replaced both the serpentine and water pump belts on my 2004 6s. trickdout6 had great advice and hopefully I can add to it. Space is tight with the main belt and wiggling the belt around the tensioner is the biggest challenge I had. We had to hold the tensioner open while we moved the new belt into place. To gain access, we also came from underneath and removed the plastic panels in the wheel well

What caused me to change the belts was excessive noise after 65k.
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