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Old 11-05-2011, 04:54 PM
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Default Belt Tensioner HELP

I need some help guys. I'm replacing my drive belt, belt tensioner, and idler pulley. I replaced them all and cannot get the drive belt back on. I don't see where you can put the 3/8" socket to release the tension. Here's a pic of the old belt tensioner. The bolt that goes on the left is 5/16".



What am I doing wrong?
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Old 11-06-2011, 05:24 AM
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Default Re: Belt Tensioner HELP

The bolt on the right. You should be able to put a 3/8 socket on it.
It's much easier to use a Serpentine belt tool with a 3/8 socket due to tight access and long arm of the tool.
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:42 PM
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Default Re: Belt Tensioner HELP

Ok I'm an idiot. I was trying to loosen the bolt. I figured out you turn clockwise. Thanks!
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Old 11-07-2011, 04:39 AM
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Default Re: Belt Tensioner HELP

You're welcome!
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