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How to change the serpentine belt on '98 Plymouth Breeze?

The serpentine belt on my '98 Plymouth Breeze is severly cracked and I would like to know how to replace it?

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All you need is a long prubar (or you can rent a tensioner wrench at the parts store) essentially a open end wrench with a 3 ft handle.
Put the tensioner wrench on the nub of the tensioner and pull back... this will release the tension on the old belt. Remove it from one of the pulleys, and then from the entire system.
Note how it is routed through the pulleys, and put the new one on the same way.
The car should have a sticker on the radiator support telling you the path of the belt.

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