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Are you able to loosen the 15mm adjuster nut or is it seized?
Yes behind the pulley is a stud which has a15mmnuon it this needs to be turned to move the tensioner pulley. Let me see if I can locate a diagram.
Yes loosen the bolt in the middle of the pulley first then on the stud. Sometimes you do have to loosen the bolts on the bracket as well.
Sometimes that adjuster gets stuck and we need a little movement in the bracket. From memory the bolt is a 13mm.
you need to loosen both the top and bottom bolts then the lock nut and adjuster nut til the belt has enough slack to be able to be removed. Here is a good pic. To replace the a/c compressor belt loosen the adjuster pulley bolt then the slide.
Here is the a/c diagram