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post #1 of 4 Old 07-12-2010, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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97 Wrangler SE 2.5 Liter Manual Steering

Can someone point me in the right direction. I have searched, and found most writeups for 98-00 with power steering. I am attempting or needing to replace the serpentine belt on my 97 with manual steering. Where do I need to start? Basically, I guess I'm asking assistance in terms of getting the old belt off and new one on? I'm guessing theres a tension pulley of some sort? Any help would be greatly appreciated and yes, I'm pretty new to all of this!

As stated above, 97 Wrangler manual steering 4CYL.

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post #2 of 4 Old 07-12-2010, 09:53 PM
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Under where the power steering pump should be is the tensioner pulley. To remove the belt loosen the tensioner pulley bolt, but don't remove it. Then if you look behind the pulley you should see a bolt connected to the back side of it. This bolt moves the pulley up and down, either tightening it or loosening it. Turn the bolt counterclockwise until the belt is loose enough to remove.

Even though you have manual steering it's probably all the same. I'm also going to guess that in place of the power steering pump you have a "dummy" pulley.
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Service manuals are quite handy too.
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post #4 of 4 Old 07-13-2010, 05:47 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks!

Thanks guys!

It's been switched and all is well. Appreciate the insight. Service manual will be in the near future.
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