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How do I put on a new drive belt? - 1987 Ford Taurus

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Make sure there is a routing diagram of how the belts go, or make a diagram to aid in reinstalling the belt. There is a spring loaded tensioner below the power steering pump and alternator. You can use a ratchet square drive to put into the tensioner to move it to relieve the tension on the belt.

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