1986 Volvo 240 tightening twin drive belts

Tiny
MYBIGTRUCK2686
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  • 1986 VOLVO 240
Engine Mechanical problem
1986 Volvo 240 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

there are two identical belts that run side by side. One is loose and one is tight. How can I tighten one
Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 AT 5:42 PM

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Tiny
JIS001
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I dont think you can only adjust one belt. The only fix would be to replace both alternator belts. Also check the grommets on the alternator. They sometimes fall apart due to heat and oil. If damaged replace the grommets as well.
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Sunday, May 17th, 2009 AT 9:15 PM

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