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Installing The Continental Multi V Stretch Belt

Learn how to install stretch belts safely. Sponsored by Continental.

Stretch Belt Inspection And Installation (Video)

When inspecting a stretch belt, measure the depths of the groove. This video is sponsored by Continental.

Understanding Stretch-Fit Belt Applications

Stretch belts can last 100,000 miles or more depending on the vehicle’s environment and where it is mounted.

Installing Subaru Stretch Belts

When a stretch belt exceeds wear specifications, it’s no longer able to grip the pulleys and will start slipping.

VIDEO: The Science Of Stretch Belts

Andrew Markel talks stretch belts, and how they manage to keep working without a tensioner. Sponsored by Dayco.

Subaru Stretch Belt Inspection & Replacement

If you see a belt on a late-model Subaru that does not have an automatic tensioner and runs between only two or three components, it’s probably a stretch belt. These types of belts typically are used to turn the A/C compressor on the 2.5L four-cylinder engine in 2008 and later models.