Please list the tools that are needed for this project and include pics if you have them.
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Thank you all for your help!How do you change a serpentine belt on a %26039;01 Jetta 1.8t?
Here is a DIY for the timing belt which goes through removing the accessory belt (serpentine Belt) This belt really isn't all that hard.
Make sure you get a new tensioner when you get the belt.
Hope it helps!How do you change a serpentine belt on a %26039;01 Jetta 1.8t?
Your belt is two sided and requires just simple serpentine
installation tool available at your local parts store or sears...How do you change a serpentine belt on a %26039;01 Jetta 1.8t?
I have a '02 Jetta with the 2.0 liter, if its laid out anything like mine you will need a 15mm open-end wrench, and a really stiff piece of wire (for this I used a small allen key). On top of the belt tensioner is a square protrusion, slip the open-end wrench on it to swing the tensioner, and release the tension of the belt. There is a small hole in the tensioner arm, and one in the tensioner housing, turn the tensioner with the wrench until these two holes line up, then insert the wire through the holes to lock the tensioner in place. Remove the belt, be sure to note how the belt is routed, draw a diagram if necessary. Put the new belt on, swing the tensioner a little bit to remove the wire, then slowly let the tensioner apply tension to the belt. After the belt is installed, give the engine a few quick cranks to make certain the belt is seated, when everything looks good, start the engine.