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low oil pressure and my amp gauge is low, and the belt is loose, need to fix this ASAP...
 

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what year are you looking at?

should just be one wrench to make the belt tighter on the 4.0. it is going to be behind the powersteering pump, and you loosen the idler pully, then tighten the bolt on the top. retighten the idler pully and you are done.

as for the oil pressure. Change the oil, still does not help, add a quart of lucas.
 

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I do need a copy, now I added a quart of oil and the pressure is half way between the 40 line and the one before that one,, normally is at 40... and on the belt, well it also squeel a lil so my dad told me to put on some WD40 on it and now it does not make a sound and the alt gauge went up a lil.. I think its time to change the belt..

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ok, so can anyone guide me on tightening the belt,, never done it before,,,
 

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also I think the grade of oil I use, the xj eats it up .. I use 5w30 should I go up.. what should I use, keep in mind the temp in PR avereges around 85 to 95...
 

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ok so i loose the bolt, pull up to loosen the belt, then push down to tighten and then tighten the bold did I get it right?
 

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do I need a wrench, its a pretty tight spot.. my socket wont fit there..
 

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i sent you an email. IIRC the 4.0 according the the book uses the weight of oil you are using. One thing you can do is run better oil, like Castrol or something, and a better filter.

If this is something that came on all the sudden with your oil pressure, you need to really double check the level of your oil. If you are adding half a quart and asking about adding more, you really need to look that dipstick over good. If the oil is so black you cant read the dipstick through it, then change the oil with some good oil, put on a good filter, and put in the amount of oil your owners manual says to add.
 

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i sent you an email. IIRC the 4.0 according the the book uses the weight of oil you are using. One thing you can do is run better oil, like Castrol or something, and a better filter.

If this is something that came on all the sudden with your oil pressure, you need to really double check the level of your oil. If you are adding half a quart and asking about adding more, you really need to look that dipstick over good. If the oil is so black you cant read the dipstick through it, then change the oil with some good oil, put on a good filter, and put in the amount of oil your owners manual says to add.
I use Castro GTX

ok the oil its clear,, I can read perfectly the level is right over safe,, and well, I would need to change the oil on Dic,, so I was planing on changing it after the 23rd bc I wanted to wheel that day, so I had to do it after that anyways..
 

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ok so i loose the bolt, pull up to loosen the belt, then push down to tighten and then tighten the bold did I get it right?
did I got it right? the thing is, Im not sure what should I be pulling up the PS pump? im sorry if I sound dumb, I just dont want to mess this up
 

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also if some1 is ok and willing to talk me threw it, I can make a call..
 

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ok I think I did something,, I loosen up that bold behind the PS pump, and slowly the pulley in front of it. went down,, then I tightent it,, it still make a lil sound but not as much as before,, should I loosen again and push the pulley down some more?
 

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ok that didnt fix it,, I see a bolt that is right in front of that one,, should I loosen that one too?
 

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still cant figure it out..
 
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