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THE BATTERY LIGHT CCAME ON AND IT WAS DIFFICULT TO STEER POWER STEERING FLUID IS THERE BELT CANE UNRAVELED NO HOSES APPEAR TO BE LEAKING OR BROKE. HOW DO I PUT THE BELT BACK ON

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First check all pulleys for wobble or looseness. If all pulleys are OK, use the below diagram to put the belt on all pulleys except alternator. Put a wrench on tensioner pulley and pull down until the belt will slip onto the alternator pulley. Check that belt is still on all pulleys before starting. If belt comes off again, one of the components is failing (usually an idler, tensioner or water pump wobbling).


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    This diagram assumes you have A/C. If not, pulleys 4 and 5 will be missing

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Check all the pulleys ESPECIALLY THE TENSIONER

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