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What you will need
- Open the hood. Pull the hood release under the dashboard and unlock the hood latch. Then pull the hood up and secure it open using the hood strut/prop.
- Place marks on the motor mount using a marker. Then set a jack and a block below the engine.
- Remove the 10mm bolt attached to the motor mount by turning it counterclockwise using a 10mm socket.
- Remove the five 16mm bolts holding the motor mount by turning them counterclockwise using a 16mm socket.
- Remove the three 16mm bolts on the base of the motor mount by turning them counterclockwise using a 16mm socket.
- Once the bolts are removed, pull the motor mount out from the vehicle.
- Raise the vehicle's motor using the jack and block below the engine and push the engine motor towards the back to have access to the bolt on the tensioner pulley.
- Loosen the T50 bolt on the tensioner pulley by turning it counterclockwise using a T50 Torx bit socket.
- Once the bolt is loosened, pull the tensioner pulley out from the vehicle.
- Line up the new tensioner pulley and tighten the T50 bolt by turning it clockwise using the T50 Torx bit socket.
- Release the floor jack to set the vehicle's engine to its original position.
- Line up the motor mount to its proper orientation. Make sure that the marks are aligned properly.
- Reinstall the three 16mm bolts on the base motor mount and five 16mm bolts above the motor mount. Turn them clockwise using the 16mm socket to set them into place.
- Allow the enigne to cool down completly.
- Take a picture or a few of the belt routing before removing the belt. You may need to reference the images when you reinstall the belt.
- The new belt may be slightly shorter than the old one, but it will stretch when you install it.
- Tighten the new tensioner to the correct torque. Call your local dealership to ask for the torque values if not provided.