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When tightening alternator belts on 4.2 TD 100 series is it recommended to remove the belly plate and come up from underneath
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Hello, normally i do this from the top, a ratchet ring spanner helps as does moving the intercooler hose.There is not a lot of room down there and i have never tried from underneath. Hope this helps. Andrew.
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