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Ok the parts store can print one out for that engine sometimes the belt can be released by using a bar or long shaft screwdriver as a prybar to release the belt tension..before removing the belt.. draw the positions and the belt path on a piece of blank paper and refer to it while putting the new belt on...good luck and take the time on your drawing showing each side the belt rides on...
Posted on Jan 20, 2013
There is an easier way! Get a hold of the Haynes service manual for the 97 Sable at your local auto parts place. It will show you how to do it. I use a breaker arm with a socket on it to get the leverage needed to move the tensioner pulley.
Posted on Jan 20, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: changing the serpentine belt
just need a 12 -14 mm socket, place on tensioner, than you just pry up or down and the tensioner will move. It may be easier to use a long wrench rather than a socket.
Posted on Mar 31, 2009
could be the alternator, water pump
take the belt and spin all the pulleys and listen for noise and make sure they turn smoothly
another trick is to take a can of wd40 or equivalent and spray the bearings 1 at a time till the noise goes away or quiets down
Posted on May 16, 2009
On my 2005 Tacoma with the 4.0L V6, I found it easier to change the belt from under the truck. Just remove the skid pan. Plenty of room to install the belt. The tensioner pulley is the one at about 2-o'clock from the crankshaft with the belt nearly all the way around it.
Posted on May 19, 2009
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Fig. Fig. 17: ... remove the belt from around one of the pulleys to remove the belt
WARNING Use caution when removing or installing the belt and make sure the tool does not slip from the drive belt tensioner or personal injury or damage to the belt tensioner and the belt may occur.
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