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Hi guys, was doing some routine checks on my 2007 Nitro 3.7 SXT and noticed the serpentine belt has a split in it. I see the belts are about $50 but wondering how easy they are to replace?


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Hard to say.

Some cars, easy one person job, although get a diagram going first before removing old one.

My 2004 Dodge Ram, needed two people, one to get underneath to hold tension on the tensioner bolt; the other person to get the belt over the last pulley.
 

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Hard to say.

Some cars, easy one person job, although get a diagram going first before removing old one.

My 2004 Dodge Ram, needed two people, one to get underneath to hold tension on the tensioner bolt; the other person to get the belt over the last pulley.
i think I might have to take it to a shop to get it done quick so i can get back on the road, just hoping it won’t be too expensive
 

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Nah. Takes two minutes. Just put your socket on the tensioner to release it, pull it off, slip the new one on, release the tensioner, done.
You don't really need a diagram--but you can look one up before hand if it helps. Ribbed pulleys touch the ribbed side, flat pulleys touch the back, flat side--if those all match you can't really get it wrong.
 

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easier if you remove the coolant/washer reservoir............BUT i did mine in about 15 minutes without removing it.....just need a long enough ratchet or breaker bar to loosen the tensioner. 24" bar should do it, itll stick up above the reservoir so you can get a good bite on the tensioner. Def dont pay the shop unless you just dont have the tools or experience........if you do id atleast provide a Mopar serp belt so they dont use a cheapo. DO IT QUICK! that belt looks rough.....it breaks going down the road youll wish you did it.
 
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