When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your MERCEDES-BENZ G-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Poly V-Belt for G-Class Off-Road (W461) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ G-CLASS (W461). Tools you'll need:
12-point socket # 17
Drive socket # 27
Ratchet wrench
Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ G-CLASS (W461). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ G-CLASS (W461). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 2
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use 12-point socket No.17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  2. Step 3
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt from the pulley.
  3. Step 4
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    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
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    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  5. Step 6
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    Install the V-ribbed belt.
  6. Step 7
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use 12-point socket No.17. Use a ratchet wrench.
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