BELT CHANGE

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BELT CHANGE

Post by TheJamZii » Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:08 am

hey guys i have a 00 Chrysler neon rhd

my belts have gone like like ac compressor , power steering ect ect

could someone please help me , like a video , run though , service guide

its basically impossible to get there... someone please help..

cheers james.
it would also be great if you guys could email the info to my email
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Post by occasional demons » Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:09 am

You need to get a 17mm wrench on the tensioner ear and release the tension to change the belt.

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Not sure how much room there is to work with on RHD, there isn't a lot on LHD either.

The alternator has a manual adjuster and a lock down nut. The lock down is 15mm, and the adjuster screw in the back is 13mm. You may have to do this from underneath, as the brake booster is probably there.
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Post by nerox » Fri Jan 17, 2014 2:19 am

yep, the RHD and LHD have the same layout, except the steering and brake components being on the other side.

Them 2 belts are pretty easy to change, look for the timing belt How To, the first few steps are those belts
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Post by Fuzzyneon » Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:18 am

pretty simple just a tight squeeze demons diagram is helpful just follow poop belt on and your good to go
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Post by Spanky » Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:00 pm

Fuzzy I just did this and is a very tight fit. I took the upper and mid mounts off and jacked the motor up for better clearence.
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Post by 2005.Neon.SXT » Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:08 am

You took the mounts off and jacked the motor up to change the Serpentine Belts?... You didn't have to do all that.
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Post by sidepipe87 » Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:45 am

Fuzzyneon wrote:pretty simple just a tight squeeze demons diagram is helpful just follow poop[\b] belt on and your good to go


:shock: That damn poop belt!

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