I AM REPLACING MY SERPENTINE BELT AND I HAVE THE...

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  • shnickly
  • 2008 Mercury Milan
  • 83,000 miles

I am replacing my serpentine belt and I have the one that the auto part store said I need but it seems like it its too big. It is on everything the way it is supposed to be (according to the diagram I found online) and it is still loose. Can someone help?

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 2:48 AM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Compare it to the old belt to see if it is the same length.

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 3:02 AM
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Yes out is the same size

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 3:12 AM
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Try this

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 3:17 AM
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That did izst thank you.

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 4:36 AM
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Nope never mind. Well the diagram was right but every time I start the car the belt comes off at the tensioner. What could that be.

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 4:52 AM
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Tensioner or a pulley locked up

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 11:32 AM
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After I get the belt on I turn it by the crankshaft manually and it does fine

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 1:22 PM
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Thats a lot different than running

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 1:24 PM

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