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Unread 04-13-2008, 02:48 PM   #1
Bricolage
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Serpentine Belt

Hey, I'm changing the serpentine belt on my '93 Jeep GC Laredo 4.0L and I am a bit confused about how I need to go about adjusting the tension. Right now the tension is so high I cannot slip the belt onto the various pulleys. So I need to loosen things up to do this. From what I know the alternator and most of the pulleys will not adjust--that it is the power steering that moves around for the belt.

I've loosened 2 13mm bolts behind the power steering and the adjusting bolt underneath. However, it cannot be moved. I tried tightening the bolt underneath several turns but it does not seem to change either way. I found a bolt underneath the p/s pulley and loosened that as well but there is no change. What am I missing?

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Unread 04-13-2008, 03:24 PM   #2
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turning the bottom bolt counterclockwise loosens the belt.. Clockwise tightens it..

Theres 2 bolts to loosen on the front (top and bottom) and 2 on the rear then adjust it using the lower bolt thats off to the side a little, kinda hard to get to.
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