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How do you change the drive belt in a 2002 Saturn l300?

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How do you change the drive belt in a 2002 Saturn l300?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Ken replied 5 years ago.
Hi and thanks for your question! I am attaching the information you asked for. It will come in two chats. Let me know if you have any question after you read the information. Have great day Ken
Drive Belt Replacement

Removal Procedure


    Object Number: 891739  Size: SH
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    Important: The engine must be supported upon removal of the engine mount.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the right front engine mount and engine mount bracket from the engine block. Refer to Engine Mount and Bracket Replacement - Right Side .
    Object Number: 894336  Size: SH
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  3. Use a 15 mm wrench to rotate the tensioner pulley clockwise while sliding the drive belt off the tensioner or water pump pulley.
  4. Remove the drive belt.
  5. Clean and inspect the serpentine drive belt surfaces.

Installation Procedure


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  1. Route the belt around all pulleys, except the tensioner or water pump.

    Important: Ensure that the drive belt is aligned into the proper grooves on the drive pulley.

  2. Use a 15 mm wrench to rotate the tensioner pulley clockwise.
  3. Slip the belt over the idler or water pump pulley.
  4. Install the right front engine mount. Refer to Engine Mount and Bracket Replacement - Right Side .
  5. Reconnect the negative battery cable.

    Tighten
    Tighten the battery terminal bolts to 17 N·m (13 lb ft).

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Expert:  Ken replied 5 years ago.

Engine Mount and Bracket Replacement - Right Side

Tools Required

SA9105E Engine Support Fixture (3 Bar)

Removal Procedure


    Object Number: 894283  Size: SH
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  1. Remove the air cleaner assembly.

    Disconnect the mass air flow (MAF) electrical connector.


    Object Number: 894280  Size: SH
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  2. Unsnap the EVAP purge valve assembly and secure out of the way of the air cleaner assembly.
    Object Number: 894285  Size: SH
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  3. Remove the air cleaner lid:
    3.1. Loosen the hose clamp at the throttle body.
    3.2. Slide off the flexible MAF hose to the throttle body hose.
    3.3. Unclamp the air cleaner lid.
    3.4. Remove the air cleaner lid, MAF sensor, and the hose as an assembly.
  4. Remove the air cleaner from the air box.
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  5. Remove the air box mount bolt.
  6. Remove the air box.
    Object Number: 893254  Size: SH
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  7. Install SA9105E and J43405, or equivalent.
    Object Number: 891691  Size: SH
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  8. Remove the engine mount to the bracket fasteners.
    Object Number: 891719  Size: SH
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  9. Remove the engine mount to the body fasteners.
  10. Remove the engine mount from the vehicle.
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  11. Remove the engine mount brackets to the engine fasteners.
  12. Remove the engine mount bracket from the vehicle.

Installation Procedure


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  1. Install the engine mount bracket onto the engine and tighten the fasteners.

    Tighten
    Tighten the engine mount bracket bolt to 55 N·m (41 lb ft).


    Object Number: 891719  Size: SH
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  2. Install the engine mount onto the vehicle and tighten the fasteners.

    Tighten
    Tighten the engine mount-to-frame bolt to 55 N·m (41 lb ft).


    Object Number: 891691  Size: SH
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  3. Install the engine mount to the bracket bolts.

    Tighten
    Tighten the engine mount-to-bracket bolt to 55 N·m (41 lb ft).


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  4. Install the air cleaner assembly.
    4.1. Install the air box. Ensure that the lower pin engages into the rubber mount grommet and that the lower duct fits into the resonator outlet.
    4.2. Install the air box mount bolt.

    Tighten
    Tighten the air box mount bolt to 6 N·m (53 lb in).

    4.3. Install the air cleaner.

    Object Number: 894285  Size: SH
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    4.4. Install the air cleaner lid. Ensure that the lid hinge is fully engaged in the air box slots or the lid may not seal properly.
    4.4.1. Install the air cleaner lid, MAF sensor, and hose as an assembly.
    4.4.2. Clamp the air cleaner lid.
    4.4.3. Slide the flexible MAF hose and the hose clamp on the throttle body.
    4.4.4. Tighten the hose clamp.

    Object Number: 894280  Size: SH
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    4.5. Install the EVAP purge valve assembly.

    Object Number: 894283  Size: SH
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    4.6. Connect the MAF electrical connection.

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