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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken Volkswagen Beetle Serpentine Belt Replacement

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Tools required:

  • Locking pliers

  • Allen wrench (small)

Step 1: Open the vehicle's hood.

Step 2: Insert the Allen wrench into the small opening on the TOP/PASSENGER'S side of the belt tensioner (which is next to the radiator).

Step 3: Turn the belt tensioner CLOCKWISE to release the tension on the belt, allowing for its removal.

Step 4: Using the belt diagram posted near the radiator, on the UNDERSIDE of the hood, or in the owner's manual, route the belt around the proper pulleys.

Step 5: Once the belt is in place, secure it by turning the belt tensioner/Allen wrench COUNTER CLOCKWISE.

NOTE: The belt should be taut, but not stretched or overly tight!
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