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Alternator belt installation

I'm having trouble getting the belt on the wheel of the alternator(2003 nissan altima 2.5l). i have already mounted the new one with the mounting bolts but now the belt is too tight or will not stretch enough to be set on the wheel of the alternator.what should i do?

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You need to pull the tensioner back or you are routing it incorrectly.

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