Before going any further make sure that the factory belt diagram sticker is still somewhere under the hood; if not, make a detailed diagram of the path of the belt. The manuel has a diagram of the engine accessory belt L36. Line your belt back up on the pulleys. Beforegoing any further make sure that the factory belt diagram sticker isstill somewhere under the hood; if not, make a detailed diagram of thepath of the belt …. Remove bolts securing transaxle to engine. Leave it off of idler pulley and then proceed to pull up and snake the belt back onto the idler pulley. You may also need to support the engine before removing the stud use a floor jack and a sturdy, flat piece of wood at the oil pan to prevent damage and slowly raise or lower it to get everything realigned.
. There is plenty of room to slip the belt through between the block and the bracket. . The hook tool wasn't enough to get the broken piece from coming out. Here, I'm using a small pocket flat head screwdriver to run it through the groove on the pipes so that the seal sits nice and flush. Drain coolant and engine oil.
Look around the radiator, hood latch area. Total different from the 95 Riviera if so. We're just going to fast-forward as we remove those nuts and bolts that hold the alternator in. You may want to get some of those before doing this. Mark flexplate in relation to torque converter for reassembly reference. Underneath the coils is another nut that holds this bracket into place, and we need to remove that nut so that we can access the nut and stud right here. It may be necessary to first remove the 18 mm nut or use a 8mm on the star shape bolt to remove the bolt from a sleeve.
Remove throttle cable bracket as necessary and set aside. Personally I believe that this one is a tough job for the average person with limited tools, and may be better to bring it to a mechanic. Disconnect transmission range selector lever cable from transmission. I saw a thread for a 99 where the guy claims the only thing you have to do is remove the brass spacer on the upper motor mount, but I can't visualize how that would work. Unfortunately, it looks like it is necessary to remove the engine mount in order to change the serpentine belts. In here, I'm going to reinstall the first of the two 13mm bolts that hold the tensioner in place.
Step 13: Getting the bottom sleeve is a bit tricky, but with a little effort you can do it, a little push and a little pry but in the end it will literally drop right in. I hope I add some thing valuable to you. This must be done correctly. Remove throttle body air intake duct. Here is a photo gallery around 1998 Buick Park Avenue Serpentine Belt Diagram finish with the description of this image, please see the image you want. Once you have the 10mm's down, and you can gain access, if you feel like you need further access, there is a couple 7mm screws that are held here, just by removing these and getting it totally out of the way might benefit you in that the coolant isn't going to splash against the pan before it gets into your container. We're just going to fast-forward as we remove those nuts and bolts that hold the alternator in.
You don't want to leave the trim pieces loose. I want to make sure that the surfaces where my seals are going to be sitting is clean. Most likely a bad module or …they will act up once the engine gets warm. We'll continue to fast-forward here as we remove that bracket and remove the rest of the bolts that hold the alternator. Pull it out and set it aside. Here is a photo gallery around 1998 Buick Park Avenue Serpentine Belt Diagram finish with the description of this image, please see the image you want.
I cut the belt out of the car and was able to get it a little closer to home, I wasn't really concerned about the lack of steering assist or the battery voltage, but ended up towing the car the rest of the way because you can only get so far without use of the water pump. Where necessary to gain clearance, remove washer reservoir, diagonal braces, cooling fans, generator and generator support bracket with ignition coil pack. Download this enging manual for almost free now online. Look in your owners manual, but first I must warn you that these cars have motor mounts in the way and you will need the proper equipment to hold your engine up … safely. Posted on Sep 23, 2009 Easy job on those vehicles. Disconnect fuel lines at fuel rail. The job took me two days because I was trying to figure things out.
Sure thing, have a nice night. Disconnect cruise control and accelerator cables from throttle body. Remove generator brace-to-Iower intake manifold bolts. I usually put belt back on everything but alternator, pull on tensioner and roll back over alternator. The alternator being here, here being the belt tensioner, and I'm going to use a 15mm socket and socket wrench to loosen up the tension on the belt. Tighten the nuts back tight and snug.