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I want to change the s-belt on my 96 Dodge Dakota. I already know about the tensioner pully. Do I have to take the radiator and fan off, or can I just put the belt on using the tensioner

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NO. All you need to do is release the tension on the belt and it will come off without having to pull anything off. Make sure you notate how the belt is routed before you take it off to make putting the new one on a little easier.

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You do not have to remove anything except the old belt.It routes around the fan pulley.Should be a diagram under the hood on the hood or near the core support.Hope this helps you out,
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