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I need to change the belt on my powersteering pump.

How do I losen it up to get the new belt on?

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There should be a belt tentioner, go to autozone and ask for a component location on the belt tensioner, they will print out a little paper for you showing you the belt routing and wich pulley the belt is being tentioned by, once you spot it, look and see if you will need either a plain 3/8ths rachet or a sized wrench tool, if its a little square then you just need a rachet if its a nut then use a wrench, and just turn it either clockwise of counter clockwise to loosen the belt and thats it.

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