Question about 1997 Saturn SL
The tensioner sits about mid block on the passenger side. to replace it, you need to take off the right front wheel and remove the plastic service panel. these go bad and they are replaced, not repaired. relieve tension by putting a long open/box wrench on the tensioner and take off the serpentine belt. remove two bolts, take off the tensioner and put a new one in its place. they cost less than 50 bucks. might want to replace the belt while you are at it. put the same long wrench back on the tensioner, move it back, put the belt on, release the tensioner, put the wheel back on and you are in business. i am sure there are videos of this over on youtube.
Posted on Aug 22, 2010
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