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Hello there:
This is a fairly easy job as long as you have the belt routing or know how your belt is routed and the proper tools
Once you get the belt off the tentioner is simply bolted onto the block of the engine but do not forget that the tentioner is under spring pressure so do not try to remove it when the belt is on i know it sounds stupid but i have had people in my shop try to remove them with the belt on and the results were not pretty ok
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A year make and model would help.

If you have basic mechanical abilities, about 45 minutes, and a little patience you should have any trouble replacing most Ford tensioners. If I knew what vehicle you had I might be able to help a little more.

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