BELT BROKE

  • Tiny
  • candycandy
  • 1986 Cadillac Fleetwood
  • 90,000 miles

Belt broke. How do you loosen the alternator so that you can put the belt on?

Saturday, October 1st, 2011 AT 1:06 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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  • 68,410 posts

Loosten the retaining bolts on the alt to alt bracket. The top bolt is on a slide. Push the alt toward the engine to loosen. When replacing, pull the alt to tighten belt. See attached picture.

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Saturday, October 1st, 2011 AT 1:15 AM
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  • cadieman
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Is this a front or rear wheel drive?

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Saturday, October 1st, 2011 AT 4:23 PM

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