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My friend is trying to replace my serpentine belt on my 96 Oldsmobile Aurora (the ac compressor seized up) and he cannot get the torque plates off does it require taking the power steering pump off? Is there anywhere online to download a service manual? Please help I need my car!!1

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Haynes @ http://www.haynes.com/
alldata @ http://www.alldatadiy.com/?gclid=CJj87_HlupsCFRAMDQod0WTG_A
Chiltons @ http://www.chiltondiy.com/default.aspxom
mitchell1 @ http://www.eautorepair.net/app/YearsMakes.asp?VID=103313

are all good sites for manuals.
your local autoparts store will also have one for under $25




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