WANT TO REPLACE THE SERPENTINE BELT ON MY 1999 JEEP CHEROKEESPORT.IS IT NECESSARY TO REMOVE THE FAN SHROUD TO DO THIS? THANKS
Year : 1999Make : Jeep
No, you do not need to remove the fan shroud. You should be able to get at it. Follow this procedure:
Belt Routing without a/c:
Belt Routing with a/c:
HOW MUCH TENSION ON THE BELT AFTER BEING INSTALLED
The guide says to measure the belt tension with a belt tension guage.
to be honest, i've never used one. I usually tighten it until it will only move up/down about 1/8in either way.
18+yrs experience. State Inspector & Jeep Diagnostics/Repair