1997 Jaguar XJ6 replacing engine belts

Tiny
ROYCE1
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  • 1997 JAGUAR XJ6
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 125,000 MILES
I'm trying to replace both engine belts, as one has shredded off (serpentine) and the v-belt to the P/S unit is in front of the Serpentine belt. How do you get the idler pulley loose to remove the drive belt to the P/S unit? It's not a spring loaded idler pulley as I'm used to. Thanks in advance
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Saturday, February 20th, 2010 AT 3:35 PM

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If I remeber correctly there is a threaded rod between the pump and the block/mount. You will have to thread the locking nut down to relieve tension on the belt
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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 AT 3:13 PM

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