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Having major problems trying to fit alternator belt on citroen xsara
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Just took one out last night. It also was stuck. Had to use small pry bar to get off the front mount. Sprayed the mount with PB blast to help. You do have to use some force, becareful not to break any electrical connections. Once the front mount was free, I had to pry up on it using a small hatchet. Only thing that would fit and actually be able to pry. The alternator became twisted from prying only on one side, so I used a block of wood and tapped it back straight. It finally released from the mounts and came loose. Then the fun begins in trying to actually get it out. Had to disconnect everything around it, took two people and alot of twisting and turning. Not looking forward to getting it back in. Removal took over 2 hours.
Posted on Aug 21, 2008
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Fig. 1: A gauge is recommended, but you can check belt tension with thumb pressure
Fig. 2: Loosen the component's mounting and adjusting bolts slightly to remove or adjust the belt(s)
Fig. 3: Push the component toward the engine and slip off the belt
Fig. 4: Slip the new belt over the pulley
Fig. 5: Pull outward on the component and tighten the mounting bolts
Fig. 6: Accessory mountings found on 6.2L diesel engines
Posted on Mar 20, 2009
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