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I changed my altenator but cant get belt back on, where is the belt tensioner

Changing the alternator, can not find belt tensioner release. Can anyone help?

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  • dekinbaby May 30, 2009

    I cant find the location of the belt tensioner, where is it located?

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There should be a square hole in the tensioner that you would put a 3/8 or 1/2 socket wrench head into to use to pull the spring loaded tensioner away from the belt. Look for a single roller on the belt-Should be about 3-4 " diameter.
Hope this helps!

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