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How do i get at the hidden tensioner on my 85 cadillac elderado?

My belt went out and its not charging and its overheating but the belt that runs from the alternator to the cooling fan is fine. I can't figure out how to get the other one on?

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Take a look at the front of your vehicle under the hood just above the rad , should have a belt configuration on it. Also you will have the belt Assembly listed in your owners manual. there is jacking bolts or some models you will need a socket driver to torque the tensioner over enough to slip belt back on. Check the tensioner and idler pulleys for wear , usually this is the cause of your problem.

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