How long is the serpentine belt on a 1999 24 liter and can you get one that will by pass the air conditioner?
I have a similar problem. My air condition compressor was whinning, maybe a bad bearing. I don't even use the air anyway, and do not want to pay to fix it or remove it and put in these brackets that they sell. So I thought why not just buy a belt for this engine with out air and just by pass the air compressor. It just makes sense. The air compressor is just an add on bracket anyway. So buy a belt for your 1999 2.4 liter with out air and install the new belt. Bart
How do you route a serpentine belt on a 1999 dodge stratus to bypass the air conditioner compressor?
Can you bypass the air conditioning compressor with a serpentine belt meant for a vehicle without air conditioning on a 1996 Chevy Cavalier 2.2 liter engine?
Serpentine means "snake-like". The serpentine belt is the belt found on many vehicles that "snakes around and runs key components such as alternator, waterpump, power steering pump and air conditioner. It is a single belt that runs multiple components as opposed to vehicles without serpentine belts which usually have separate belts for each component. ie. alternator belt, power steering pump belt.
You don't, they have a tension pulley that does that automatically. If the belt is too loose, the pulley most likely has to be replaced. Thecommi ::: The serpentine belt is held by tention with a automatic belt tensioner. If the serpentine belt is loose, you will most likely have to replace the entire belt tensioner assembly. the assembly comes with a new pully.
1. Make sure that when you purchase a new belt, they don't try to sell you the full size serpentine belt. 2. There is a diagram of the belt routing on your truck when you lift the hood. Follow that. 3. Unfortunately, you need to remove the serpentine belt to replace the air conditioning belt.... the belt routing for the serpentine belt is also shown on the diagram. 4. To remove the serpentine belt, get…