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I am unable to loosen the tension pulley on a 93 jeep cherokee.I have loosened the bolts but it will not slide to allow belt to fit.

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I'm going to assume you have either a four cyl or an inline 6cyl...The tension is provided at the power steering pump. Loosen the fasteners and look underneath. There is a "jack bolt" that is just under the pump that faces the left fender. Screwing it in or out moves the pump and adjusts belt tension.

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