[V6-12v] Re: V6 serpentine belt

Tom Christiansen tomchr at ee.washington.edu
Wed Feb 16 23:08:02 EST 2005

At 07:57 PM 2/16/2005, Todd Young wrote:
>Hmm, must depend on the year/version of the serpentine tensioner you have. 
>Mine has a 10mm hex opening where I inserted the appropriate allen wrench 
>and pushed counter-clockwise to loosen tension on the serpentine belt and 
>slip it off the power steering pulley.
>Don't you wish the parts designers would pull their collective heads out 
>of their asses and be consistant in parts design. :-)

The serpentine belt routing was changed at some point. I believe it was 
when they went from the AFC to the AAH engine in 1994-ish or so. If I 
recall correctly, the tensioner was changed as a result...


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