Is there a squealing sound on your Toyota Camry, and is it difficult to start due to a faulty serpentine belt? This guide is a step-by-step procedure for replacing the serpentine belt on a Toyota Camry 2012-2017. A Toyota Camry serpentine belt may also be called a poly-v belt or drive belt.

What you will need

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  • 14mm wrench
  • Serpentine belt


  1. Open the hood. Pull the hood release under the dashboard. Go to the front, unlock the hood latch and pull the hood up until the hood struts are in the hold position.Sliding the tab to unlock the hood latch.Opened hood of the Toyota Camry 2012.
  2. Locate the serpentine belt on the passenger side of the engine compartment.The Serpentine belt of the Toyota Camry 2012.
  3. Release the tension on the tensioner pulley by putting a 14mm wrench on the bolt and pulling it.Releasing tension on the tensioner pulley.
  4. Pull out the serpentine belt once the tension is released.Pulling out the serpentine belt of the Toyota Camry.
  5. Get the new serpentine belt and route it the same way that the old belt was routed.Getting the new serpentine belt.
  6. Line up the serpentine belt to the pulleys, release the tension on the tensioner pulley, and put the serpentine belt on the alternator to lock it in place.Putting the new serpentine belt to the pulleys.Installing the new serpentine belt of the vehicle.

Make sure that the serpentine belt is aligned very well.

We hope you find the Replace Serpentine Belt Toyota Camry 2012-2017 guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Toyota Camry.

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