A Ford Escort serpentine belt diagram is a line drawing that shows the placement of the serpentine belt on the engine of the Ford Escort. It is used by professional mechanics and do-it-yourself enthusiasts when a serpent... More »

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The serpentine belt is used to transfer mechanical energy from the engine's drivetrain to peripheral components within the vehicle. Older vehicles relied on multiple belts to accomplish the same tasks. More »

A Chevrolet serpentine belt diagram shows the route the engine drive belt takes around the accessories it controls. Typical diagrams are unlabeled, merely showing shapes representing the affected pulleys, although some e... More »

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To remove an alternator, remove the serpentine belt and any parts blocking access to the alternator, and then disconnect the wires and bolts connected to the part. You need a mechanic's tool set and an air-powered ratche... More »

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To replace a drive belt, also known as a serpentine belt, remove the old belt first by rotating the tensioner slowly. As the tensioner rotates, slide the belt off of the smooth pulleys, then as the tensioner fully releas... More »

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Most vehicles with a serpentine belt have a diagram on a placard under the hood of the vehicle, according to Popular Mechanics. If the placard is missing, the diagram should be printed in the owner's manual. As a last re... More »

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A serpentine belt is a rubber belt with a ribbed side that drives vital vehicle components, such as the alternator, power steering, water pump, air conditioning and many other accessories in a vehicle. As a serpentine be... More »