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How to remove and replace a serpentine belt on a 03 envoy

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how to remove and replace a serpentine belt on a '03 envoy
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: GM
Expert:  Ivan replied 7 years ago.

Hello Les, Look at the procedure below. The belt wraps around the fan clutch pulley, so nothing needs to be disconnected to get it out. That loop just needs to be raised to get the belt out of that side of the engine.


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Drive Belt Replacement

Removal Procedure

  1. Install 3/3 inch breaker bar on the drive belt tensioner arm and turn the breaker bar clockwise enough to relieve the tension on the drivebelt.
  2. Remove the drivebelt.
  3. Release the tension on the tensioner arm.

Installation Procedure

  1. Route the drivebelt over all the pulleys except the drivebelt tensioner pulley.
  2. Install the 3/8 inch breaker bar on the drivebelt tensioner arm and turn the breaker bar clockwise.
  3. Install the drivebelt over the drivebelt tensioner pulley.
  4. Slowly release the tension to the drivebelt tensioner arm.
  5. Inspect for proper installation of the drivebelt on the pulleys.
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