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i am looking to swap my alternator and power steering belts. Is it a easy job ? How do you slacken off and tighten up the belts ?

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I think it may depend upon what engine you have. My SLK280 (M272 engine) only has one serpentine belt. You just need a serpentine belt tool you can buy at any Auto Parts Store. You fit a socket to the Belt Tensioner and loosen up the belt. Take off the old belt and put on the new one.

If you have a 272 engine (~'05-~'10 SLK 280,350,300) just say so and I can give you some more pointers and pics.
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Very simple job if you have your owners manual to guide you, trying to do it with out the pictures to show which way the belts go is a bit of a pain.
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