CHANGING BELTS ON A 1982 SUBARU

  • Tiny
  • dholte
  • 1982 Subaru GL
  • 4 CYL
  • 4WD
  • manual
  • 120,000 miles

I have a 1982 subaru gl and I need to change the belt for the alternator and water pump. How do I go about do it correctly?

Sunday, May 15th, 2011 AT 3:25 AM

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  • Tiny
  • M_H_RITZEL
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  • 2,765 posts

On the left side of the alternator is a lock bolt loosen it up. Then lose the one on the right of the alternator. On the left side of the alternator is a slider bolt. Loosen it up by turning it counter clockwise. This will loosen the belt up so it can be taken off and replaced. When replacing with a new one make sure it is in the groves correctly and centered on the pulley. Tighten up the slider bolt until you have appox a quarter of a inch play. Then tighten up the alternator bolts. Change complete

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