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2001 Ford Explorer Question: replace alternator



ray_jarvis, 4.0L V6, Stafford, VA, April 28, 2011, 15:31

How do i take the belt off to replace alternator

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    April 28, 2011, 19:32

    There is a spring loaded tensioner that will have a pulley on it that the belt rides on. You will need the proper tool to pull/push tensioner to allow the belt to slack and take off. Be carefull because when you get belt off the tensioner will swing farther than when is against the belt.

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