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What year model and engine size is your 626?
I have a 2001 mazda.The motor is a 2.4lt
I don't show the 2.4L engine as an option.
I show a 2.0L 4 cylinder and a 2.5L 6 cylinder.
Please refer to the diagrams above (Generator = Alternator)
1. Loosen the bolt going through the top of the alternator (do not remove)
2. Loosen the bolt going through the tensioner block behind the alternator (see lower diagram)
3. Pull alternator to release tension on belt
4. Remove belt
5. Reverse procedure to replace belt