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Serpentine Belt Replacement 5.7

Stupid question- how do you loosen the tensioner to remove the belt? I tried to turn the bolt counterclockwise but it seems like it just wants to unscrew rather than release the tension. Don't want to back it out to far and have a kinetic disassembly.

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Stupid question- how do you loosen the tensioner to remove the belt? I tried to turn the bolt counterclockwise but it seems like it just wants to unscrew rather than release the tension. Don't want to back it out to far and have a kinetic disassembly.
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Hmm.. silly manual, good thing I didn't keep on trucking.

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