Dodge Journey: Belt, serpentine

Description

Cooling
Fig. 15: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT - WORLD ENGINE

  1. - POWER STEERING PUMP
  2. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT
  3. - GENERATOR
  4. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  5. - LOWER IDLER PULLEY
  6. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  7. - WATER PUMP PULLEY
  8. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER
  9. - UPPER IDLER PULLEY

The accessory drive belt is a Poly-V type belt. On the 2.4L engine, the accessory drive belt drives the generator, P/S pump and air conditioning compressor.

Cooling
Fig. 16: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT SYSTEM - 2.7L

  1. - GENERATOR
  2. - IDLER/TENSIONER

On the 2.7L engine, the accessory drive belt drives the generator, and air conditioning compressor. The P/S is driven by a separate, stretch to fit drive belt.

Cooling
Fig. 17: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT - 3.5L

  1. - IDLER PULLEY
  2. - P/S PUMP PULLEY
  3. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER
  4. - A/C COMPRESSOR PULLEY
  5. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT
  6. - GENERATOR PULLEY

On the 3.5L, the accessory drive belt drives the generator, P/S pump, and A/C compressor.

Cooling
Fig. 18: 2.0L DIESEL ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT

  1. - P/S PULLEY
  2. - GENERATOR PULLEY
  3. - IDLER PULLEY
  4. - A/C COMPRESSOR
  5. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  6. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER
  7. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT

The 2.0L Diesel engine accessory drive belt drives the P/S pump, Generator, and A/C compressor. Belt tension is maintained by an automatic accessory drive belt tensioner.

Diagnosis and Testing

ACCESSORY DRIVE BELTS

Satisfactory performance of the belt driven accessories depends on belt condition and proper belt tension.

ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT DIAGNOSIS

CONDITION

POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTION
INSUFFICIENT ACCESSORY OUTPUT DUE TO BELT SLIPPAGE 1. Belt too loose.

2. Belt excessively glazed or worn.

1. Adjust belt tension.

2. Replace and tighten as specified.

BELT SQUEAL WHEN ACCELERATING ENGINE 1. Belts too loose.

2. Belts glazed.

1. Adjust belt tension.

2. Replace belts.

BELT CHIRP AT IDLE 1. Belts too loose.

2. Foreign material imbedded in belt.

3. Non-uniform belt.

4. Misaligned pulley(s).

5. Non-uniform groove or eccentric pulley.

1. Adjust belt tension.

2. Replace belt.

3. Replace belt.

4. Align accessories.

5. Replace pulley(s).

BELT ROLLED OVER IN GROOVE OR BELT JUMPS OFF 1. Broken cord in belt.

2. Belt too loose, or too tight

3. Misaligned pulleys.

4. Non-uniform grooves or eccentric pulley.

1. Replace belt.

2. Adjust belt tension.

3. Align accessories.

4. Replace pulley(s).

Removal

2.4L ENGINE

Cooling
Fig. 19: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT - WORLD ENGINE

  1. - POWER STEERING PUMP
  2. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT
  3. - GENERATOR
  4. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  5. - LOWER IDLER PULLEY
  6. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  7. - WATER PUMP PULLEY
  8. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER
  9. - UPPER IDLER PULLEY

1. Using a wrench, rotate accessory drive belt tensioner (8) counterclockwise until accessory drive belt (2) can be removed from pulleys (5 and 9).

2. Remove accessory drive belt (2).

2.7L ENGINE

Cooling
Fig. 20: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT - 2.7L

  1. - GENERATOR PULLEY
  2. - A/C PULLEY
  3. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT
  4. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  5. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER

1. Raise vehicle on hoist.

2. Remove RH wheelhouse splash shield.

3. Rotate accessory drive belt tensioner (5) clockwise to allow enough slack to remove accessory drive belt (3).

3.5L ENGINE

Cooling
Fig. 21: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT - 3.5L

  1. - IDLER PULLEY
  2. - P/S PUMP PULLEY
  3. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER
  4. - A/C COMPRESSOR PULLEY
  5. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT
  6. - GENERATOR PULLEY

1. Raise vehicle on hoist.

2. Remove RH wheelhouse splash shield. 3. Rotate accessory drive belt tensioner (3) clockwise to allow enough slack to remove accessory drive belt (5).

2.0L DIESEL ENGINE

Cooling
Fig. 22: 2.0L DIESEL ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT

  1. - P/S PULLEY
  2. - GENERATOR PULLEY
  3. - IDLER PULLEY
  4. - A/C COMPRESSOR
  5. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  6. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER
  7. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT

1. Disconnect negative battery cable.

2. Remove RH wheelhouse splash shield.

3. Working through wheelhouse, using a suitable wrench, rotate accessory drive belt tensioner (6) counterclockwise.

4. Remove accessory drive belt (7).

Cleaning

Clean all foreign debris from belt pulley grooves. The belt pulleys must be free of oil, grease, and coolants before installing the drive belt.

Inspection

Cooling
Fig. 23: DRIVE BELT WEAR PATTERN

  1. - NORMAL CRACKS - BELT OK
  2. - NOT NORMAL CRACKS - REPLACE BELT

Belt replacement under any or all of the following conditions is required:

  • Excessive wear
  • Frayed cords
  • Severe glazing

Poly-V Belt system may develop minor cracks across the ribbed side (due to reverse bending). These minor cracks are considered normal and acceptable. Parallel cracks are not .

NOTE: Do not use any type of belt dressing or restorer on Poly-V Belts.

Installation

2.4L ENGINE

Cooling
Fig. 24: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT - WORLD ENGINE

  1. - POWER STEERING PUMP
  2. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT
  3. - GENERATOR
  4. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  5. - LOWER IDLER PULLEY
  6. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  7. - WATER PUMP PULLEY
  8. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER
  9. - UPPER IDLER PULLEY

NOTE: When installing drive belt on the pulleys, make sure that belt is properly routed and all V-grooves make proper contact with pulley grooves.

1. Install the accessory drive belt (2) around all the pulleys except for the generator pulley (3).

2. Using a wrench, rotate accessory drive belt tensioner (8) counterclockwise until accessory drive belt (2) can be installed on the generator pulley (3). Release spring tension onto accessory drive belt (2).

2.7L ENGINE

Cooling
Fig. 25: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT - 2.7L

  1. - GENERATOR PULLEY
  2. - A/C PULLEY
  3. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT
  4. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  5. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER

NOTE: When installing drive belt onto pulleys, make sure that belt is properly routed and all V-grooves make proper contact with pulley.

1. Position accessory drive belt (3) on all pulleys except generator (1).

2. Rotate accessory drive belt tensioner (5) clockwise.

3. Position accessory drive belt (3) on generator pulley (1).

4. Slowly release accessory drive belt tensioner (5).

5. Install RH wheelhouse splash shield.

6. Lower vehicle.

3.5L ENGINE

Cooling
Fig. 26: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT - 3.5L

  1. - IDLER PULLEY
  2. - P/S PUMP PULLEY
  3. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER
  4. - A/C COMPRESSOR PULLEY
  5. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT
  6. - GENERATOR PULLEY

1. Position accessory drive belt (5) on all pulleys except generator (6).

2. Rotate accessory drive belt tensioner (3) clockwise.

3. Position accessory drive belt (5) on generator pulley (6).

4. Slowly release accessory drive belt tensioner (3).

5. Install RH wheelhouse splash shield.

6. Lower vehicle.

2.0L DIESEL ENGINE

Cooling
Fig. 27: 2.0L DIESEL ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT

  1. - P/S PULLEY
  2. - GENERATOR PULLEY
  3. - IDLER PULLEY
  4. - A/C COMPRESSOR
  5. - CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
  6. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER
  7. - ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT

1. Route accessory drive belt (7) around all pulleys except accessory drive belt tensioner (6). Rotate the tensioner arm (6) until it contacts it's stop position. Route the belt (7) around the idler (3) and slowly let the tensioner (6) rotate into the belt. Make sure the belt (7) is seated onto all pulleys.

2. Working through RH wheelhouse, using suitable wrench, rotate accessory drive belt tensioner (6) counterclockwise.

3. Position accessory drive belt (7).

4. Slowly release accessory drive belt tensioner (6) against accessory drive belt (7).

5. Install RH wheelhouse splash shield.

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