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The pullis dont seem to line up and my alternator belt wont stay on

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Unless you have a damaged pulley - all the pulleys for one belt should line up. Air conditioning compressors are often on a different belt and the pulley will not be in line with the alternator. If you keep throwing an alternator belt I would check for something mounted imcorrectly or damaged.

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