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Need to tighten the belt and nothing looks movable. Anyone have a diagram?

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The belt is tensioned by an automatic tensioner. It is located just under the power steering pump. If the belt is loose than the tensioner is bad.

The tensioner can be accessed by raising the passenger side of the car. Remove the passenger front wheel. Remove the slash shield. You will than be able to use a 15 or 13 mm wrench on the center bolt of the tensioner pulley to release the tension. Remove the belt. There will be two bolts that hold the tensioner to the motor. A 10mm socket will work to remove them.

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It the belt is loose, the tensioner is bad. Its a pulley that should move and has spring tension on it. its a large pulley about 3" in diameter. replace the belt and tensioner.

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