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2000 Honda Accord Question: alternator belt



bernny, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, San Antonio, TX, September 22, 2009, 00:15

can i by pass my a/c with a smaller belt and if i can what belt do i need

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, September 22, 2009, 02:02

    The alternator is above the air conditioning compressor it is not possible for the compressor to be bypassed using a shorter belt as the compressor gets in the way. I have been able to do it on some other cars. Perhaps if the compressor was removed a shorter belt would fit as that belt is adjusted using the tensioner bolt mounted on the alternator bracket.

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    bernny, October 02, 2009, 22:40

    on a 2ooo honda accord u can by pass the a/c use a string to measure the size belt when u take the belt off

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