There's a clip circled in green that supports a hose under the bracket. However, from personal experience, the pulleys will let go before the belt does, as untrained technicians will many times replace the belt but not the pulleys. Low miles 63K and just had the major service by my dealer this spring. Attach the socket and set the direction to tighten the same direction the spring action allows the pulley to move. Your photos are really great. Pull forward on the extension, and slip the key into the hole.
Might explain why one side of the belt was so nasty looking. All the stuff on the ground is belt shavings: Chewed up: 9. It comes packaged with a little key like this one. Pay attention to the configuration of the little metal plates that are on the front and back of the pulley. If your car is more than five years old and out of warranty, buying aftermarket brands is a great way to save money. Can I get an estimate for just replacing the belt and another estimate if the pulley system needs to be replaced. There's one hex screw in the wheel well and four more on the underside.
This exposes the crankshaft pulley. Includes belt, tensioner, and idler pulley. Thanks very much, Lisa said. Beware that the haynes manual has wrong information. It is driven by a single power pulley, known as a crank pulley, which is externally mounted on the engines crankshaft. It's easy to roll the belt on from underneath last. A head gasket is a tremendously time-consuming job and takes a lot of work.
The consumer also stated following the replacement of the water pump which failed twice, the vehicle developed a rattling sound. Turn the wrench handle, the pulley moves and the tension on the belt slackens. The gas cap would not close properly, the alarm system went off inadvertently, the side view mirrors would adjust themselves after the consumer turned the vehicle off. I had a friend of mine who was a mechanic, and he put mine in when it went bad for free. Remove the belt's protective cover. I used a tape method very similar to yours.
If not, and the belt is still on the car, make a quick diagram of your own for reference. . Remove the U-shaped engine mount bracket bolts. My plan at the moment is to fill the coolant fluid myself, and see if the warning still comes up on the sid, if so I will get her to the dealer. You'll also be paying for other parts intake and exhaust manifold gaskets have to be replaced, new coolant, new oil since both are drained before the job starts , and if you're doing a water pump, bite the bullet and do the timing belt, timing belt tensioner, accessory belt s , and thermostat as well - those are normally done with the water pump and there's no sense in paying the labor twice. Also, the hex wrench to hold the tensioner is 4mm in size rather than 6mm. Different engines require 2002 Saab 9-3 serpentine belt replacement belts of different widths, thicknesses and lengths or circumference.
It just doesn't take that long. Scroll down to see Removal and Installation now look for your motor, click on it. Jack up the car and place a jack stand under the front passenger jack point. You do need a specific tool for the belt tensioner, but Midas is trying to rip you off. An 2002 Saab 9-3 serpentine belt replacement too small will bind the pulleys while an 02 Saab 9-3 serpentine belt replacement too large will just fall off.
An 2000 Saab 9-3 serpentine belt replacement too small will bind the pulleys while an 00 Saab 9-3 serpentine belt replacement too large will just fall off. It's among the most asked about item in the Sunfire group. The dealer stated the failure of the serpentine belt was not a result of it being faulty, it was due to the belt being damaged or cracked. The pulley should not wiggle side to side very much at all. The onboard computer could not be fixed after 3 service visits, until finally the vehicle was recalled and exchanged for another. With the tension relieved, there's a hole in the side of the tensioner that you can stick a 3mm Allen-key into to lock it into a relieved position. Your local repair facillity should be able to give you an estimate over the phone.
It's very noticeable driving through the parking garage. The dealer stated the air conditioning bracket had broken and in doing so, it threw the belt off of the pulleys. I had to get creative and maneuver under my deck to park on the concrete slab. Place a jack under the oil pan with a block of wood between them to distribute the force. The serpentine belt is located on the front of the engine block and winds around several pulleys driving various engine components: water, fuel and power steering pumps, the alternator, air conditioner compressor and possibly other accessories. I've replaced the throttle housing, serpentine belt, belt tensioner, crankshaft sensor, and most recently the water pump. Remove the Saab plastic engine cover around the oil dipstick.
I got gipped and didn't get one, I had to use one of my allen wrenches. The bearings they contain wear over time and the pulleys can separate from the bearings, which will throw the belt off track, stop the critical functions of the car from functioning, and will leave you stranded where you are. If you have a 9-5 V6 model and your tensioner pully starts making noise, you should replace it immediately. I know rates are determined by region but If I could at least get an understanding of how many hours it take to do that would be great. The tensioner assembly is held in with one 8mm hex bolt. There's a clip circled in green that supports a hose under the bracket.