How do you tighten a belt?

Method 1 Tightening the Drive Belt with the Alternator
  1. Disconnect the battery.
  2. Loosen the bolts attaching the alternator to the bracket.
  3. Use a piece of wood as a pry bar to increase the tension on the belt.
  4. Tighten the alternator bolts in the new location.
  5. Check the belt tension.
  6. Reconnect the battery.
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