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Surpentine Belt Replacement 2001 Silverado

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by newharley, May 28, 2009.

  1. newharley

    newharley New Member

    I have a 2001 Chevy Silverado, 4x4, 3.5L V8, and i would like to replace the two Surpentine fan belts. If somebody could forward me the procedure i would greatly appreciate it?
     
  2. Z71_Man

    Z71_Man New Member

    Just got finished doing the same thing to my 03 this weekend. Here's what I did:

    -remove air intake pipe - disconnect from throttle body and MASS air flow sensor
    -unclip the radiator hoses from the clamps that also go into your fan shroud
    -on my 03, yours may be different, there are three clips on each side of the fan shroud - remove these
    -take the top half of the fan shroud off
    -front belt is tensioned by the tensioner on the left side - use a 1/2" socket to release tension and remove the belt
    -the a/c belt is more of a pain in the !@# - crawl under the truck and remove the cover in front of the skid plate (if yours has one) in other words - what blocks your view from the crank pulley
    -use a 3/8" socket to loosen that tensioner and remove the belt.


    Took me about an hour and I was done. Not bad for all the labor savings!
     
  3. newharley

    newharley New Member

    Thanks for the help, i was able to do get the air conditioner belt from up top without removing the skid plate but the rest of the procedure you relayed to me was a big help.
     

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