Serpentine Belt Replacement Guide

  • Remove Front Air Snorkel

    Remove the 2 T-15 screws holding the front air snorkel in place.

  • Remove Rear Air Snorkel

    Pivot the rear air snorkel out of place, releasing the air box retention tabs (white arrow).

  • Locate Belt Tensioner

    Locate the serpentine belt tensioner, inserting a ratchet with a T-60 socket into place.

  • Release Belt Tension

    Pull down to the right on the ratchet. This will release the tension from the serpentine belt (white arrow).

  • Remove Serpentine Belt

    Remove serpentine belt by freeing it off of all pulleys.

  • Inspect Old Belt

    Inspect the old serpentine belt for for damage that may point to larger issues in the system.

  • Install New Serpentine Belt

    Install the new serpentine belt into place utilizing the provided serpentine belt diagram.

  • Serpentine Belt Diagram

    Utilize this diagram to properly route the serpentine belt into place.

  • Verify Belt Properly Routed

    Ensure the serpentine belt is properly routed into place around all applicable pulleys and there is no overhang present.

  • Power On Vehicle

    Power the vehicle's engine on to verify the new serpentine belt is installed properly. Listen carefully for abnormal sounds.

  • Visually Check Belt

    Visually inspect the serpentine belt while vehicle engine is on. Ensure the belt is properly rotating with no abnormal sounds or movements.

  • DIY Complete

    Good job on the install! Enjoy your new serpentine belt and be sure to inspect your belt every 60,000 miles and replace every 90,000 miles.