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On my Taurus 3.0 engine, I used a wrench on the pulley bolt, and a pry bar to remove tension, allowing me to remove the belt. Then I used a star pattern socket to remove the nut.

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Q: How do you replace the belt tensioner on a 3.8L Ford Thunderbird?
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