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HOW DO YOU PUT ON AN ALTERNATOR BELT FOR MAZDA 626?

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HOW DO YOU PUT ON AN ALTERNATOR BELT FOR MAZDA 626?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Your Auto Inspector replied 8 years ago.

Thanks for using Just Answer. I would be glad to assist you.

 

What year model and engine size is your 626?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.

I have a 2001 mazda.The motor is a 2.4lt

Expert:  Your Auto Inspector replied 8 years ago.

I don't show the 2.4L engine as an option.

 

I show a 2.0L 4 cylinder and a 2.5L 6 cylinder.

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
It is a 2.0L it has 4 cylinder.
Expert:  Your Auto Inspector replied 8 years ago.

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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