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What tools it takes to take altenator off

Im having trouble taking the altenator off .you have a limited space to work in i got the top bolt out they say there are two more plus release the belt tensioner .i cant find a wrench or tool to get to the other bolts any ideas would be grateful thanks steve

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If you get a 3/8 in socket wrench there is a square on the belt tensioner u can insert the scoket wrench into you will need a fairly long pipe to help with leverage then pull the wrench up and you will see the tensioner take off the tension off the belt so u can remove the belt but do not forget how the belt is routed this is the fun part ... autozone and kragen have special tools that you can rent to get the other bolts off of the alternator

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