Ah yes, the old serpentine belt raises her ugly head again. These belts are among the most talked about things in this group. We don't mind having at it again for you though.
Because you're asking about belt routing, I'm guessing that maybe your belt has failed already. If it hasn't, DON'T TAKE IT OFF .....yet! Raise the hood of the car and look on the bottom side of the hood for a belt routing diagram. With any luck it's still there. Or, you may find it on the fender well or nearby. If there's no diagram and the belt is still on the car, grab a pen and paper and make your own diagram. You'll need it.
Now, if the belt is gone, you're a little hosed. I've Google'D my "you know what" off trying to find belt routing diagrams for our Sunfires. I've had little luck. The best bet in this case is to go to a GM dealership to see if they can provide you with the diagram. They'll want to know if the car has AC or not. I guess all Sunfires have Power Steering, so that shouldn't enter into the equation. Presuming you've come up with a diagram, you're ready to change or replace the belt. The easiest way to get an old one off is with a knife, or some other instrument of destruction. You'll probably have to take the alternator loose to gain a bit of slack in the belt. When I replaced my alternator, it helped to have it loose while I got the belt back on.
In addition to the alternator adjustment, there is a spring loaded tensioner in the belt path. It looks a little different than all the other pulleys, in that the surface is very shiny as it contacts the BACK side of the belt. It's basically just a wheel that rotates with the belt.
The tensioner has a squared off portion on the front surface. This is where you put a wrench or socket or whatever you can make fit on it. Then you rotate it, generally forward, to gain slack, then let it rotate back to take up that slack.
I've found that it helps to have a friend with you when you do this job. The belt is unwieldy and 4 hands work so much better than two at getting and holding it in place. Once it's on, don't forget to adjust and tighten up your alternator if you've taken it loose. If all is well, the belt should be pretty tight. Eyeball everything to make sure it looks right, then start the car. Observe the belt for a minute or two just to ensure that you have it all working correctly and that you don't throw the belt. NOTE: if your car's AC is dead, you can use the belt for the cars without AC and just bypass the compressor. Understand though, that this will involve a slightly different belt routing.
SAVE AND PROTECT your diagram!
In the belt book at most autoparts stores have a diagram section for serpentine belt routing.
Where can i find a serpentine belt diagram for a 1993 s-10 chevrolet blaze?
need picture of belt for 99 Sunfire Ah yes, the infamous serpentine belt! It's among the most asked about items in the Sunfire group. My car still has a diagram for belt routing on the underside of the hood. Yours might too. If not, and the belt is still on the car, make a quick diagram of your own for reference. If your belt has left the car and has joined the bits of semi truck tires on the highway and you can't find a diagram, you're not screwed, but it sucks. Most any GM dealer ship should be able to come up with a diagram for you.
You can find a 2002 Mercedes-Benz serpentine belt diagram at most auto-parts stores. Most auto-parts stores will give you a diagram when you purchase the serpentine belt.
were do i find a diagram for the serpentine belt for a 01 ford expedition
The 1999 Chevrolet Silverado serpentine belt assembly diagram can be obtained from most Chevrolet dealerships. The diagram is usually provided when you purchase the serpentine belt.
A Caterpillar diesel motor serpentine belt diagram can be obtained from most Caterpillar dealerships. The serpentine belt diagram can also be found at many truck parts stores.
i need a diagram for serpentine belt for 1990 gmc 350
Hayes or Chilton's manual. Buy or find at your local library.
When making changes to a belt in a car, it is important to have a diagram. A serpentine belt routing diagram for a 2005 Nissan Titan can be found in the owners manual.
you will find a diagram on the packet when you buy a new belt. there is also a diagram in the owners handbook
When changing the serpentine belt it is important to have a diagram. The diagram of the serpentine belt of a 2001 Isuzu Rodeo 6-cylinder can be found in its manual or a print out can be obtained at an auto part store.
I need a routing diagram for the serpentine belt on a 1998 Jeep Wranger, 4 cylinder, with air conditioning
You can see the serpentine belt diagram from the 2000 Ford Focus online at places like Focus Fanatics. You can also find this diagram at Go Parts.
UNDER THE HOOD THERE WILL BE A DIAGRAM
This diagram is under the hood. Look for it
Ah yes, the infamous serpentine belt! It's among the most asked about item in the Sunfire group. My car still has a diagram for belt routing on the underside of the hood. Yours might too. If not, and the belt is still on the car, make a quick diagram of your own for reference. If your belt has left the car and has joined the bits of semi truck tires on the highway and you can't find a diagram, you're not screwed, but it sucks. Most any GM dealer ship should be able to come up with a diagram for you. If nothing else, post back and I'll go outside and copy my diagram. I'm not quite sure how to get it to you, but we'll find someplace to post it. FriPilot
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Go to autozone.com, select your make/model and they offer online service manuals. In there, you will find diagrams for serpentine belt routing.
Answer how to find belt diagram 97 Chevydo what i, had to do ,look underhood of another 97 Chevy pickup.
The diagram is on the radiator fan shroud.
google this. ford-autobestanswer. you will find the diagram picture.
Click the link.