Odyssey 2007-2008

Accessory Drive Belts

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Adjustment



Specific to:

Honda Odyssey 2007-2008

These models utilize a single serpentine belt to drive the accessories. The belt is tensioned by a self-adjusting tensioning pulley. No adjustment is possible, however the belt tension can be checked. For specific details refer to the information in this section.

Belt Routings



Specific to:

Honda Odyssey 2007-2008



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Fig. Belt routing and related components-J35A6 engine

Inspection



J35A6 Engine

Specific to:

Honda Odyssey 2007-2008

  1. Inspect the belt for cracks and damage. If the belt is cracked or damaged, replace it.
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  3. Check that the auto-tensioner indicator (A) is within the standard range (B) as shown. If it is out of the standard range, replace the drive belt.

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    Fig. Check that the auto-tensioner indicator (A) is within the standard range (B) as shown. If it is out of the standard range, replace the drive belt-J35A6 engine

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J35A7 Engine

Specific to:

Honda Odyssey 2007-2008

  1. Inspect the belt for cracks and damage. If the belt is cracked or damaged, replace it.
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  3. Check that the auto-tensioner indicator (A) on the oil pump not beyond the edge of the indicator rib (B) on the auto-tensioner. If the pointer is beyond the indicator rib, replace the drive belt.

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    Fig. Check that the auto-tensioner indicator (A) on the oil pump not beyond the edge of the indicator rib (B) on the auto-tensioner-J35A7 engine

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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Honda Odyssey 2007-2008

  1. Set a socket wrench on the drive belt auto-tensioner, and slowly turn the wrench in the direction of the rotation arrow, then remove the drive belt.
    NOTE
    This is a hydraulic type auto-tensioner, so you must turn the wrench slowly for at least 3 seconds.

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  3. Install the new belt in the reverse order of removal.

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    Fig. Insert a hexagon socket wrench into the drive belt auto-tensioner (A), and slowly turn the wrench in the direction of the rotation arrow, then remove the drive belt (B)

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