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Well guys, another little problem, one of my belts is squealing, I suspect its the power steering belt, it's quite a bit looser then the other two, how do you get that one tight, I tried pulling back on the pump pully, but it still has about 1 inch flex. Any tricks I need to know? Thanks!
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Old 05-31-2017, 08:44 PM
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If you can't get it tight holding it by hand use a tire iron or flat bar to hold it while you tighten it.

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Should I pry against the pump itself, or is there a safer place to pry against?
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Whatever you pry against make sure it's solid metal. I'm not talking about using alot of force. Just enough to take up some slack in the belt. You don't want the belt so tight that there's no slack at all.

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Yeah, since I ghve air conditioning, there is very little room for even a pry bar, I might have to use a floor jack and a piece if wood and push it up from the bottom.
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Ok, I got it, easier then I thought, I used a small crow bar, all good now, thanks for the help.
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