how do you change the alternator drive belt?

10

Asked by Feb 10, 2008 at 04:46 PM about the 1993 Volkswagen Polo

Question type: Maintenance & repair

the drive belt on the alternator broke and now i need to replace it.  Just looking for
some direction as how to do this.

2 Answers

400

is it one long belt,or more than one belt.if one is a serpentine belt pulls everything look under hood for a sticker is routing guide for belt.look at it you will get it on.

11 people found this helpful.
10

thanks very much for the reply. it turned out to be a piece of cake. Most of the trouble was just getting to the thing. had to take the wheel and casing off just to get to it. it had an automatic tensioner on it so was no problem. i think it was a relatively short belt (no a/c)

1 people found this helpful.

Your answer:

Volkswagen Polo experts

  • #1
    migration_judge_roy
    Reputation
    350
  • #2
    DavidH25
    Reputation
    320
  • #3
    Deathjam4
    Reputation
    140
View all

Related models for sale

Volkswagen Golf for sale
388 Great deals out of 7,539 listings starting at £650
Ford Fiesta for sale
1,074 Great deals out of 14,371 listings starting at £690
Vauxhall Corsa for sale
587 Great deals out of 8,834 listings starting at £450
Seat Ibiza for sale
139 Great deals out of 1,923 listings starting at £890
Renault Clio for sale
179 Great deals out of 3,064 listings starting at £400
Vauxhall Astra for sale
467 Great deals out of 6,201 listings starting at £350

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.