AC BELT

  • Tiny
  • Kateness
  • 2007 Mazda 5

I need easy to follow instructions on how to replace the AC compressor drive belt

Sunday, September 25th, 2011 AT 3:02 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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Refer to our home page under the DIY section for directions and belt diagrams.

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Sunday, September 25th, 2011 AT 6:22 PM
  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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A/C DRIVE BELT

1. Remove the engine under cover and splash shield (RH).

2. Cut the A/C drive belt using scissors.

3. Install a jig (A) to the crankshaft pulley as shown in the figure.
NOTE: The jig is prepackaged with a new A/C drive belt.

4. Install a new A/C drive belt to the A/C compressor pulley, move jig (A) upward, and then install the A/C drive belt to the crankshaft pulley.

5. Install jig (B) to the A/C compressor mount as shown in the figure.

CAUTION: The A/C drive belt cannot be reused.

NOTE: The jig is prepackaged with a new A/C drive belt.
Do not pass jig (B) through the A/C compressor mount hole.

6. Rotate the crankshaft pulley to the right using a wrench and install the A/C drive belt.

7. Install the under cover and splash shield (RH).

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Sunday, September 25th, 2011 AT 7:00 PM

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