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29.09.2004: Engine support
WIS recommends inserting a wedge between the engine and the frame (I used this big wrench). It seems that you still need to jack up the engine from below as you might need to move it a bit later to align the enging mount holes.

Serpentine belt and pulley replacement on a Saab 9-5.

Tools and supplies:

  • serpentine belt: short (Saab #5590344, NAPA #25060950) or standard (Saab #4899548);
  • pulleys: small idle pulley (#4356127) and tensioner pulley (#5172184);
  • jack stands;
  • 18 mm socket: engine mount central nut;
  • 16 mm socket: engine mount side bolts;
  • 13 mm socket: idle pulley bolt;
  • 10 mm socket: power steering hose clamp;
  • 8 mm socket: belt shield screws;
  • 8 mm Allen key: belt tensioner bolt;
  • 6 mm Allen key: belt tensioner pulley bolt;
  • 3 mm long Allen key: belt tensioner lock;
  • 1/2" socket extension: for use as a tension release lever;
  • torque wrench.

 

 
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