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My fan belt is loose on my 97 saab

Can i tighen this?

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  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    How do I xlacken it is there A diagram naming the parts ?

  • heathjames11 Nov 27, 2008

    I have a Saab 1997. 900se/ 2.3. and trying to find belt diagrame to fit new one ! mine has 7 pulleys to go round.any help please.

  • joanpi67 Feb 16, 2009

    I have a 99 saab 9-5 wagon, with a 3.0 6 cyl. how do you get the serpentine belt on. a 5 year olds hands couldn't fit into the space.?????

  • calflyguy Mar 20, 2009

    How easy is it to replace a fan belt on a 1996 Saab 900



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The Saab accessory drive belt is self-tensioning by means of a tensioning pulley. The excessive play means that your current belt is spent and must be replaced. It is a very good idea to replace this pulley at this time as the bearings fail over time. You can get an aftermarket pulley of machined billet aluminum construction with a repalceable bearing race from Wazee Pulleys. This pulley is superior to the stock one in just about every conceivable way. You will need a 1/2 inch socket extension bar that will fit exactly in the top of the tensioning pulley housing and a six mm allen key. This site shows the proper routing of the stock belt and the routing procedure to bypass the highly failure prone center idler pulley if you so elect, as well as the procedure to remove and fit a new belt. Note, the belts shown on this site are for the short-belt modification only. The stock replacement belt is Part Code: 4904728 Brand: my fan belt is loose on my 97 saab - sm_bb8ca689-80fc-49cb-b9fd-7280758bc3c4.gif
Description: Serpentine belt for any 94-98 NG 900 4cyl.

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Yes u can

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  • Kenneth Clements Nov 22, 2008

    slacken alternater an push it out hold with a bar or something till u tighten it back up



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