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Unread 04-04-2011, 02:07 PM   #1
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help properly removing serpentine belt 1988

i've read a few different things and know how to do it on the newer style

any pics or write-ups on exactly what to loosen

ultimately i'm trying to replace the alternator, thanks

88 MJ 4.0L, AX-15 swap, 6.5" LA, SOA, 30/44, geared, detroit in the back, 37's, blah blah blah
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Unread 04-04-2011, 05:06 PM   #2
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The adjuster is the power steering pump. There are a few bolts front and back of it to loosen so it can pivot, and then the tension adjuster is at the bottom of it. If you remove the airbox (two bolts) and efan (also two bolts), it's much easier to work with.

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