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Old 09-27-2013, 11:36 PM
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I have had this same one on since the truck was new in 2002. I am thinking it should be replaced. Is this very hard to do?
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As long as you have a tool to take the tension off the tensioner you're good to go. Depending on how tight the belt is to the fan and shroud sometimes getting a tool in there to take the tension off can be a real pain.
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Very easy, all you have to do is move the tensioner (wrench if I remember right) until the belt is loose, then remove.
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on the tensioner is a 3/8 drive square. just use a good length (12 inch +) and move the tensioner (clockwise?) and then remove and install new belt..

*NOTE: make sure you have a diagram of the belt route either drawn or ensure sticker diagram present in the bay.
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its really really easy on these trucks.

i'll reiterate what tjbiker said... get a diagram or draw one yourself (that's what i did) before you remove the old one so you know how to put the new one back on.
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