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1997 Isuzu Rodeo Belt removal

I am trying to remove the 2 belts in front of my alternator on my 97 Isuzu Rodeo. I am unable to loosen the tension on the 2 belts in front of the alternator. How do I do this? Also is there a site to watch a video on how to do this?

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  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    I am trying to change the belts (3) on a 1997 isuzu rodeo. I have been only able to remove the power steering belt. I have not been able to loosen the a/c belt or the alternator belt. 
    I loosened the alternator but was not able to get the alternator to move. With the a/c belt I tried to loosen the pulley to get the belt off and was not able to get any slack in the belt. There are lock nots on the back of the pulley but I am unable to get to them.
    Any ideas?

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You need to loosen the alternator so the belts become slack. Look for bolts on top and bottom that attach the alternator to a bracket or the engine block. Loosen them and the alternator will move. Since the belts hook to other accessories, you may need to loosen them too. To get them back and the proper tension, you'll need a large screwdriver or pry bar to put tension on them as you tighten the bolts. I suggest you get a Haynes guide for this model that will have photos showing how this is done.

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