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CANT GET PULLEY BELT ON THE ALTERNATOR - 2004 Pontiac Grand Am

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Take the tension off of the the belt tensioner by using a wrench or socket & rachet so the belt goes on easily. Good luck!

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

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SOURCE: Crankshaft pulley Nissan Pulsar '91 N14

Hi your alternator pulley is hold by a nut about twenty mm, chech it it may be lose......good luck

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

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SOURCE: ALTERNATOR BELT

its really really easy to find without diagrams. find the alternator (metallic colour, has cooling fan on front with pulley and 3-4 wires coming off back of it.
then follow the belt. should go to crank (down bottom) and probably power steering or air con as well. hope this helps

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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SOURCE: ALternator Belt and pulley

what type of engine do you have

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SOURCE: noisy water pump pulley,alternator pulley..timing belt tensioner

look to fan/ fan bearing area ..perhaps thats the source

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SOURCE: Cannot find the tensioner pulley to put my alternator back on

The smooth rounded tensioner pulley has a 1/2 inch drive recessed ratchet drive fitting in the outer side of it. Reach down and feel it with your fingers and insert the ratchet drive into it. Look around the underside of the hood and engine bay for a small diagram showing the belt, pulleys and tensioner.

This pulley is either a slider or a spring loaded pulley. If it is a slider, there will be one or two bolts with "slide" areas that the bolt can move through, and possibly a third bolt that controls the tension. If it is a spring loader, there will be a pulley that looks like it is on a lever. There will be a "bolt" type head, a hole for a ratchet, or a square area on the end of the lever to twist it away from the belt. If it is one of these, the belt tensioner will move relatively easy.

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

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