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Fan Belt wont fit on my saab 900

My Saab 900 1997 4 cly model. I have belt nearly on but its to tight.and their is not enough ajustment on the tensioner. Does anyone have a diagram showing the correct way to route the fan belt, the pulley broke and took the fan belt with it.

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  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    99 saab 9 3

  • patthecat May 08, 2009

    my saab belt sliped off, its a serpentine belt so it is hard to get back on and figure out... need the diagram

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    over heated and now it won't spark. cooling fan belt broke.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Seems to be to tight



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if you have email address i can send you the image of the position of the belt.

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