How do you change the serpentine belt on a 1994 mercury cougar xr7?

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with a 1/2" rachet or breaker bar placed in the square whole on the tensioner pully, you push (from passenger side to drivers) which will release the presure on the belt. Might want to draw a "map" of how the belt goes cause it ain't obvious when its off the car.

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