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Old 10-29-2009, 01:36 PM   #1
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Default Tightening Power steering belt & AC Belt

Hey Guys, i know it probably easy to do. I need to tighten these to belts. Anybody have any detailed info on how to do it with hopefully pictures? Is it in the manual?

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Old 10-29-2009, 02:19 PM   #2
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Take off alternator cover. Locate PS pump on passenger side front. There is a long bolt going vertically. That adjusts the tension. There is a horizontal bolt below this. That is the lockout or whatever you want to call the one that keeps it tight once adjusted. Loosen that one first. Then go to the vertical one and tighten or loosen until you get desired belt tightness. Re-tighten the lockout bolt. Replace alternator cover. Have a beer?
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Old 10-29-2009, 02:30 PM   #3
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wicked, thanks bro. Same for Ac but other side?
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Old 10-29-2009, 04:56 PM   #4
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A/C has an idler pulley below it, loosen the idler pulley first, then loosen the belt with the long bolt going through its bracket.
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Old 10-30-2009, 09:53 AM   #5
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Whoops. Meant a/c, not PS pump but I'm sure you figured it out.
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