How Do You Install An Alternator Belt On A Toyota Paseo?
The engine on your Toyota Paseo uses a drive belt to run accessories like the air conditioner, alternator and power steering pump. Over time, the belt wears out and, if not checked periodically, may break during engine operation, resulting in possibly serious mechanical problems. When inspecting the belt on your vehicle, look for signs of glazing, cracking or fraying. If you find any of these conditions, replace the belt immediately. Disconnect the black, ground battery cable using a wrench. This will prevent anyone from accidentally cranking the engine over as you release the drive belt off the engine. Compare the drive belt routing with the routing diagram located on the engine compartment. Make sure they match or make a note of the routing on a piece of paper for later reference. Insert a breaker bar with a 1/2-inch drive in the back-tab hole of the belt tensioner pulley. If your particular Paseo model is not equipped with this tab hole, use a ratchet and socket instead to turn the