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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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There is a belt tensioner at or near the top of the belt run area. It has a pulley on it and is spring loaded, plus it has a provision for a wrench to be attached or inserted into it. Simply use your wrench to release the tension and you will find it is easy to remove the belt. Before you do anything, observe how the old belt runs across the pulleys so you can replace it properly. I hope this helps you. Mark

The serpentine belt goes around all of your pullies in the front of your motor, behind the radiator.

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