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 »

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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