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Put a wrench on the belt tensioner.

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Below are the steps..

Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the two fresh air duct mounting bolts on the radiator. Loosen the fresh air duct clamp at the intake housing. Remove the hose at the resonance chamber. Remove the frech air duct. 2bea4d1.jpg Remove the five cooling fan shroud bolts. ab00c68.jpg Remove the four thermo-modulated fan nuts. Remove the four thermo-modulated fan cooling fan shroud at the same time. 289c5ca.jpg Loosen the two generator mounting bolts(A and B). 2a96c03.jpg Loosen the generator drive belt from the generator by loosening the adjusting bolt(C). Remove the generator drive belt. Remove the fan pulley. Remove the four splash guard mounting bolts and splash guard. f912ce0.jpg Loosen the A/C idler puller nut(A). c0690b5.jpg Remove the A/C drive belt by loosening the adjusting bolt. Loosen the power steering pump lock bolt and mounting bolt. 843d3b3.jpg Remove the power steering belt. Remove five bolts and the upper timing belt cover. Refer to Timing Belt. Remove two bolts and the lower timing cover. Refer to Timing Belt. Loosen the tensioner lock bolt and pivot the tensionder pulley outward to remove the tension from the timing belt, then re-tighten the tensioner lock bolt. 7ca4ca0.jpg NOTE: Tightening Torque : 27-38ft·lbs(37-52N·m) Mark the timing belt rotation for proper reinstallation if it reused. Remove the timing belt. Be careful not to allow oil grease on the belt. c5d4c02.jpg Regards, Jeep Brainy

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You need to first remove the serpentine belt by loosening the nut in the center of the idler pulley. After that you will need to loosen the push bolt on the side of the idler pulley. The hub bolt is a 15mm size and the push bolt on the side of the tensioner is a 13mm I think. After you loosen it sufficiently, you will need to pull off the old belt.

Next you will need to loosen the tensioner pulley for the AC belt as well. It is the same process. The main issue is space. You will most likely need to raise your car to get at the right angles to loosen these pulleys.

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loosen the bolt that is holding the adjuster of the alternator. loosen the belt by pulling it and the alternator would slide in. remove and replace the belt.

do the reverse on installation.

remember to tighten all bolts of the adjuster and alternator after tightening the belt.

tnx 4 using fixya,

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