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Im trying to replace my Serpentine(?) Belt. I have the belt route all figured out, but I understand there is some hydralic lever i have to adjust in order to get the belt all the way on... how do i adjust this pulley to get the belt all the way on?

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There will be a 'spring loaded" pulley. There should be a square slot in it or a protruding bolt that you attach a socket with a long handle or a "breaker bar' to and rotate it. You have to hold it there while you put the belt on. Once the belt is on the right way, just release the pulley and it will hold the proper tension on the belt for you.

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Fig. Fig. 6: Unfasten the retaining bolts...


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Fig. Fig. 7: ... then remove the serpentine belt guard


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Fig. Fig. 8: ...


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Fig. Fig. 9: ... then remove the serpentine belt

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Fig. Fig. 10: Serpentine drive belt routing-2.2L engine


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Fig. Fig. 11: Removal and installation of the serpentine belt-2.3L engine


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Fig. Fig. 12: Serpentine belt routing-2.5L engine with and without A/C


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Fig. Fig. 14: in. breaker bar to rotate the tensioner


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Fig. Fig. 15: On the 3.4L, use a box end wrench, then rotate the tensioner clockwise and remove the serpentine belt

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