|Serpentine Belt Replacement|
|This can be completed without a trip to the dealership. Although, if you are unsure of your skill, you are better off taking your car into the dealership and having it done. Approx. cost for the change is $50.00.|
Remove the cruise control module
Use a 3/8" Ratchet/Breaker Bar to rotate the drive belt tensioner in a clockwise motion.
With the floor jack snug under the oil pan (2x4 between jack and oil pan), remove the two bolts and nuts that hold the engine in place. Slowly raise the engine so there is enough room to slip the belt through.
Remove the belt
Slowly lower the engine back down onto the engine mount. Make sure the holes line up so you don't strip the bolts & nuts.
Secure the engine mount plate back onto the car.
Using a 3/8" ratchet/breaker bar in order to rotate the drive belt tensioner in a clockwise motion
Slip the belt over the tensioner and make sure it is routed correctly.
Replace the cruise control module.
Start the car and make sure the belt is rotating properly