Serpentine belt tensioner

Asked by Sep 23, 2014 at 11:15 AM about the 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I am replacing my alternator how do I loosen the serpentine belt?

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Take a 3/8 breaker bar Ans insert it in the reciprocal at the base of the idler arm.

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There will be a tensioner pulley that is spring loaded. Put a wrench on the bolt head on the pulley and push or pull to loosen the tension on the belt.

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