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FAN BELT

(1990 Buick Century)
in North Charleston, SC on April 10, 2010
how do I tighten or replace the fan belt.. and my year is 1989, not a 1990
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on December 02, 2010
does your vehicle have a single serpentine belt, or multiple v-belts?
a serp belt system will have an automatic tensioner. If you have this with insufficient tension, the tensioner needs replaced.

If you have v-belts, you must tighten the belt at the device designated for that particular belt. This could be your alternator, PS pump etc...
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