how to tell if belt is loose

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Asked by Aug 01, 2012 at 01:12 PM about the 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Jeep runs a little hot I changed t stat
and fan clutch

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Did you change the belt? When you change the belt, you have to take tension off the belt by recoiling the tension spring. Sometimes, the spring moves and you can correct that by putting your belt pulley tool back on the tensioner and giving it a good turn in the direction of ADDING TENSION.

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No didn't change the belt its running hot don't know why

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