How To Replace Engine Serpentine Fan Belt Toyota Tundra V8 2000-01-02

Replace Engine Serpentine Fan Belt Toyota Tundra
You can save yourself some money by changing the serpentine fan belt on your Toyota Tundra V8 years 2000, 2001 or 2002. This video will walk you through the steps it takes to service your Tundra.

The tools you will need for the Tundra belt replacement: 10mm wrench, 14mm wrench, Phillips screwdriver and a small pry bar will aid with slipping on the belt.

Open up the Tundra hood.

Take a 10mm wrench, disconnect the Tundra’s negative battery cable.

Release the two clamps that hold the air intake hose to the Tundra. Unplug the wiring harness. Take off the intake hose.

Turn the belt tensioner bolt counter clockwise with the 14mm wrench to back off the tension on the bolt. You should now be able to get the belt off the Tundra pulleys. After removing the belt, place the tensioner back in it’s standard position.

Your Tundra has a belt routing image on the underside of the hood. If the image is hard to see there is also one in your Tundra’s owner’s manual. Follow the image guide and slip the new fan belt around the pulleys in proper order.

Tundra Serpentine belt route diagram 2000 2001 2002

After getting the belt aligned, spin the 14mm tensioner bolt clockwise to up tension on the belt to hold it in the correct rotation. The belt should be firm in place without any flapping, but not so tight as to be stretching it out of shape.

Reinstall the air intake hose and tighten up both clamps securely. Snap the wiring harness back together.

Finally reconnect the negative battery cable usinf the 10mm wrench and your done.

Crank up the Tundra and look for any excessive vibration or noises. If you feel like all is OK still let the Tundra idle for a few minutes before you take it for a test drive just to be on the safe side. I hope this helps out.


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