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96 sts timinng belt

04-20-2006, 04:00 PM
right front side looking down..

i just noticed that the cam belt is frayed,and needs replacing.can i replace that belt by removing the cover,disengauging the tension and sliding the belt right out ,or do i need to do some major pulley disesembling?Also aren't there two belts? thanks in advance

butch h
05-21-2006, 12:33 PM
Are you looking at the serpentine belt? My '94 uses timing chains.I changed the serpentine belt with no problems,but to be on the safe side I also changed the tensioner and the idler pulley.

05-21-2006, 09:53 PM
It is easier to remove the tensioner pulley. I believe it's just two small screws for the cam belt tensioner. It's a real easy job to change the belt. 10 minutes at most!

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