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How do you Release the tension to change the serpentine belt on a 1993 grand prix 31 V 6?

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2006-09-27 04:12:54
2006-09-27 04:12:54

Usually it takes a 3/8 or a 1/2 inch rachet on the spring loaded tensioner. simply put the rachet in the square hole and loosen the tension to get the belt off.

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