how do you change the alternator drive belt?

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Asked by Feb 10, 2008 at 04:46 PM about the 1993 Volkswagen Polo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the drive belt on the alternator broke and now i need to replace it.  Just looking for
some direction as how to do this.

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is it one long belt,or more than one belt.if one is a serpentine belt pulls everything look under hood for a sticker is routing guide for belt.look at it you will get it on.

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thanks very much for the reply. it turned out to be a piece of cake. Most of the trouble was just getting to the thing. had to take the wheel and casing off just to get to it. it had an automatic tensioner on it so was no problem. i think it was a relatively short belt (no a/c)

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