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Replaceing alternater how do I release the tension on belt 3.9 L V-6

(2004 Ford Freestar)
in Hermitage, MO on March 01, 2010
need to release belt tension on 3.9 L V6 with A/C
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on March 05, 2010
Try this:
Rotate the tensioner counterclockwise.
Push the spring clip toward the tensioner to lock the accessory drive belt tensioner in place.
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on September 05, 2010
Any suggestions on how to access the tensioner in my 2005 Freestar. There isn't room there to use a socket and, with a plain old wrench head on the extender bar, there's no room to turn it. Hopefully, something simple I'm just missing?
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