How do you install a serpentine belt on a Buick Park Avenue?

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You need to release the tension on the tensioner pulley. I have found using a socket with a ratchet handle to be an easy way to do this. Once the pulley is retracted the belt can be slipped over this pulley to finish the installation. Follow the diagram, which is normally shown on the front panel nearby for proper routing of the belt.
That is simply how to remove the belt to replace it you must remove passenger front tire.There is a plastic shield in wheel well you remove to access front of motor.On the bottom of engine motor mount there is an 18mm nut remove it .there is a torque bolt left you can remove it with an 8 mm socket.The spacer behind mount comes out and you can put the belt on front of motor.you can use the upper part of this answer to replace belt.I did this because nowhere could I get a complete explanation this is on 95 buick park ave
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How do you replace a serpentine belt on a '96 Buick Park Ave?

Hey Gary==Use a wrench on the bolt that goes through the idler pulley to raise it and remove the tension from the belt. The schematic for the belt should be on the fan shroud but if it isn't, draw a picture of the routing before you remove the belt= GoodluckJoe It is obvious that Joe never changed ( Full Answer )

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Where could you find an illustration on replacing serpentine belt on '97 Buick Park Avenue?

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Where can I find a diagram of a 1996 Buick Park Avenue serpentine belt?

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Installing a serpentine belt on a 1996 Buick Lesabre?

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Install serpentine belt on a 1998 Buick park avenue?

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Diagram of serpentine belt for 1994 buick park avenue ultra?

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