2003 Saturn L300 Q&A

2003 Saturn L300 Question: drivebelt replacement

hi trying to replace drivebelt.it is routed properly but even with the tensioner moved all the way,i'm still about an inch shy of getting it to fit help -
Answer 1
Sounds like the parts store gave you the wrong belt http://www.autozone.com/autozone/ Autozone has a repair guide available online and its free just sign up and put in your vehicles info and click on engine mechanical -
Comment 1
As "hemicuda" said: maybe you got the "wrong belt". How close does the new "wrong belt" match up to the old belt? Many auto parts stores buy parts from off-shore manufacturers which may be made to less stringent tolerences than OEMs. A very well known example is that of brake discs. -