Sunday, April 8, 2012

Accessory Drive Belts Removal on Chevrolet Canyon And GM Colorado?

Chevrolet Canyon And  GM Colorado Accessory drive belt removal procedure.

In this chapter the drive belt replacing procedure is provided.



Adjustment Procedure for serpentine belt/Drive belt:---
Drive belt tension is automatically adjusted by the drive belt tensioner.



Inspection Details for Drive Belt:-----

Inspect the drive belt for signs of glazing or cracking. A glazed belt will be perfectly smooth from slippage, while a good belt will have a slight texture of fabric visible. Cracks will usually start at the inner edge of the belt and run outward. All worn or damaged drive belts should be replaced immediately.

Removal & Installation Procedure for Drive belt


  1. Install a 3/8 inch breaker bar into the drive belt tensioner and rotate the tensioner clockwise, enough to relieve the tension on the drive belt.
  2. Slide the drive belt from the water pump pulley.
  3. Allow the drive belt tensioner to return to the relaxed position.
  4. Remove the drive belt from the remaining pulleys.
To install:
  1. Route the drive belt over all the pulleys, excluding the water pump pulley. 

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    Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-2.8L and 3.5L engines without A/C


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    Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-2.8L, 2.9L, 3.5L and 3.7L engines with A/C
  2. Install the 3/8 inch breaker bar on the drive belt tensioner and rotate the tensioner clockwise.
  3. Route the drive belt over the top of the water pump pulley.
  4. Slowly release the tension to the drive belt tensioner.
  5. Ensure the drive belt is properly aligned and seated into the grooves of the drive pulleys.
  6. Inspect for proper installation of the drive belt on the pulleys.

Drive Belt Routing Diagrams for Canyon and Colorado




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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-2.8L and 3.5L engines without A/C


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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-2.8L, 2.9L, 3.5L and 3.7L engines with A/C



These details will help.
Thanks.           

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Car repair guide?

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