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How replace the fan belt and idler pully - 1998 Cadillac Catera

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Your Catera does not have a fan belt, it has an accessory belt. The fan is electrically operated using a thermal switch.

To replace the accessory belt, you use a ratchet head to loosen the tensioner pulley, and slide the belt off one pulley, then release the tensioner and finish removing the belt. You install the new belt on all but the pulley closest to the tensioner, release the tension with a ratchet head, then install the belt on the tensioner pulley and release the tensioner so that it applies pressure on the belt.
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