dumb question........

Nate Stuart nathan.stuart at maine.edu
Sat Nov 25 00:50:05 EST 2000

Did you release the bolts/nuts on the rear of the compressor as well? Those
are usually the forgotten ones that do in fact need to be released for the
compressor to swing inwards toward the block.


> It has been said that the only dumb question is the one you don't
> ask, so here goes.   I decided to replace the missing AC belt on my
> 89 200 Q today, but I can't see how to move the compressor enough to
> install the belt.  It appears to me that there is a bracket around
> the compressor, bolted to the block, and almost touching ths side of
> the oil pan.  I thought maybe if I removed the bar running across to
> the alternator bracket, it would do the trick, but no luck.  What am
> I missing here?  I don't want to spend all day on this, it's a little
> cold out there under the car.
> Calvin Krug

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