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Old 07-07-2004
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I finally went and bought a gatorback belt for my 3.0 where exactly is the tensioner??? What all do i have to do to change out the belt?? thx

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Old 07-08-2004
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While I can't explain where the tensioner is more specifically over the internet beyond saying "Down and to the right", I can tell you to look at the diagram of the 3.0L engine that is printed on the inside of the engine compartment up front. IIRC, you will need a 15mm wrench or socket to turn it.
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