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Changing the altenator

Where can I find the tension arm to loosen the altenator in my 1998 Ford Windstar?

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Have you taken the belt off yet.
The belt is tensioned with a pulley which is spring loaded. Look for a small pulley wheel about 2 inches in diameter. Put a spanner on the nut and move it to loosen the belt.The alternator is a fixed one which has no adjusting arm. Just bolts to secure it.
Good Luck

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