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Looking for some assistance on replacing my serpentine belt on a 2003 dodge dakota (v6/3.7L). I'm not sure where the tension pulley is (left front facing engine?) and want to make sure I ''tighten'' the right one to get the belt off since it looks to be an autotension based pulley system. Any confirmation or diagrams would be of great help.

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The tensioner pully is the one that's mounted to an arm, with a square hole to put the 3/8" drive of your ratchet into. Consult the diagram by the hood latch to identify the other pullies, i.e. power steering, a/c, alternator, that should narrow it down for you. It's basically the only pulley not directly attached to a component.
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