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Unread 04-29-2010, 12:58 PM   #1
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Serpentine belt installed incorrectly...

I just noticed that after retrieving my 01 WJ from the mechanic that the serpentine belt has been routed incorrectly. Specifically, it's now routed like this:

power steering > water pump > generator > A/C

The correct routing is:

power steering > generator > water pump > A/C

It seems that all pulleys will turn the same way regardless, but the more I look at it, the more it just looks like a Mobius strip. Anyway, my question is: are the two routings functionally equal?

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Unread 04-29-2010, 01:59 PM   #2
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There's no underhood sticker with a diagram?
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Unread 04-29-2010, 02:09 PM   #3
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Yep, there's a sticker on the fan guard in plain sight.
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Unread 04-29-2010, 03:41 PM   #4
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He probably got the wrong belt, and instead of getting a new one and fixing it properly, re-routed it. Get a new belt, and a new mechanic, and do it right.
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Unread 04-29-2010, 04:18 PM   #5
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It's the original belt.
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Unread 04-29-2010, 04:28 PM   #6
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Unread 04-29-2010, 04:33 PM   #7
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if i'm reading that right, the water pump is now turning backwards and providing no coolant flow.


even a trained poodle could change a serp belt, go out and do it right.
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Unread 04-29-2010, 04:37 PM   #8
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if i'm reading that right, the water pump is now turning backwards and providing no coolant flow.


even a trained poodle could change a serp belt, go out and do it right.
I hate Poodles

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Unread 04-29-2010, 05:01 PM   #9
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Now that you mention it, I haven't seen a single poodle since I arrived in this country nearly eight years ago.
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Unread 04-29-2010, 05:11 PM   #10
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I havent seen one since like 1999. Maybe they are going extinct?
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Unread 04-29-2010, 05:41 PM   #11
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I havent seen one since like 1999. Maybe they are going extinct?

I know way off the original post, but poodles are alive and well. I work with dogs and see them everyday. The yuppies found a new breed, the labradoodle or goldendoodle. Lab mixed with poodle, or golden retriever mixed with poodle. BTW i am not a fan of poodles.

Oh yea, and on topic if the OP didnt say any diff, just losen up the belt and re-route, hella easy.
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Unread 04-29-2010, 05:47 PM   #12
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Even easier if you have no big shroud like me.
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