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Belt falls off of tub pulley also how do I tighten the tention on the belt?

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Loosen motor mounting nuts, pull on motor against belt and hold tension while retightening nuts.

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use a 15mm wrench on the face of the pulley and a 15mm socket with a swivel behind the bracket holding the pulley. You will be very close to the coolant temp sensor so be careful. loosen the bolt and the belt will fall off

to replace the loosened belt to normal position do the following......

Route the belt as it was and tighten in the reverse of what you did to remove it. A new belt may require the tension er to be slackened off even more to get it on. Belt routing diagram should be on the radiator.


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