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I am trying to replace the alternator on my chev truck duramax

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I am trying to replace the alternator on my chev truck duramax diesel. How do I loosen the serpentine belt?
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Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 7 years ago.

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  • Install a 3/8 inch drive or breaker bar into the tensioner opening and rotate the tensioner counterclockwise.
  • Remove the drive belt from the drive pulleys
  • Slowly release the tension on the tensioner arm.

 

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