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Old 07-22-2009, 03:14 PM   #65
manicmechanix
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Re: Replacing intake gasket...

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Originally Posted by lagogarda View Post
Found this forum and what a help!!!! Of course I had already started and now need help. From everything I've read I'm not in to much trouble yet. I've got the upper plenum removed. Alternater off, power steering off , coil packs off. Was Looking to remove the valve covers next and cannot get to the lower bolt on the passenger side. The bracket that holds the alternater, and the belt tensioner is in the way and I'm trying to remove it. I've removed 3 or 4 bolts with 15mm socket and does anybody know where they are all at???? I removed 1 from the back and 2 or 3 from the front....does one of the head bolts also hold it???

I think you have to take tensioner bolt out. I just complete the job on the Pontiac and that was my second car I've done this job on, and both times I unbolted the tensioner. the idler above the tensioner does not have to be unbolted though.
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