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How do you replace the serpentine belt on 1995 jaguar XJR?

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07/02/2009

The serpentine belt can be replaced easily by removing the supercharger pulley first than pulling the serpentine belt off completely now that is is loose. Once you pull of the supercharger pulley than the entire belt can be pulled off quite easily and replaced. Installing the serpentine belt is opposite of removal. Just put some weight on the pulley as you press it down on the serpentine belt when reinstalling the belt and pulley than slide it back on the slide bolt holder. You will know what to do at this point. Than install the bolt and the job is done. It takes about 15 minutes to replace the belt if you are good. Otherwise it may take up to an hour if you lack some muscle to push the pulley down over the belt in order to slide it back on. The same approach works for the AC belt but you need to remove the AC pulley which is right next to the AC compressor. This pulley near the compressor does have a history of squeeling since it is close to the ground and gets a higher does of road water after driving through puddles. It needs to be replaced every 5 years or so. Just keep that in mind. I have found this approach to be the fastest and most efficient way of replacing the belt. Dave (Las Vegas)