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I have a 93 Subie Loyale manual tranny. My belts started making a new noise last night. Want to tighten them, but I cannot see wher the bolt is to tighten due to lack of space to work, between the radiator fans and pulleys. Please help this desperate female. Thanks!

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Hi power steering and alternator belt tensioner is located on top near alternator and aircon belt tentioner is located at the front of engine covers down by radiator fans, hard to see and tight to get into

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