Volvo Cars 1999-05

Accessory Drive Belts

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Inspection



Inspect the drive belt for signs of glazing or cracking. A glazed belt will be perfectly smooth from slippage, while a good belt will have a slight texture of fabric visible. Cracks will usually start at the inner edge of the belt and run outward. All worn or damaged drive belts should be replaced immediately.

Removal & Installation



  1. Release tension from drive belt by attaching special tool 999 7109 and turn clockwise.
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  3. Remove drive belt.
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To install:

  1. Route accessory drive belt around pulleys in same order of removal.
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  3. Use special tool 999 7109 to back tensioner off by turning clockwise.
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  5. Release tensioner when drive belt is fully in place.
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  7. Be sure drive belt is securely installed around all pulleys.

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    Fig. Accessory drive belt with special tool 999 7109

    Accessory drive belt with special tool 999 7109
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Adjustment



The accessory drive belt adjustment is maintained by an automatic tensioner.

Drive Belt Routings





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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-all engines

Accessory drive belt routing-all engines

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Fig. Serpentine drive belt routing-2.3L, 2.4L and 2.9L engines

Serpentine drive belt routing-2.3L, 2.4L and 2.9L engines

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Fig. Drive belt routing-5- & 6-Cylinder Engines

Drive belt routing-5- & 6-Cylinder Engines
 
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