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Replacing the tension belts on the reFord windstar 1998.

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FOR COMPLETE Diagram Of this Procedure and Belt Routing Email Me@rejakwilsoon@aol.com and I will Send DETAILED PICTURE and Instructions


NOTE:

  • Minor cracks in the V-grooved portion of the serpentine drive belt are considered normal and acceptable. If the drive belt has chunks missing from the ribs, the drive belt should be replaced.
  • When installing drive belts on pulley, make sure that all V-grooves make proper contact with accessory pulleys.
Conditions requiring drive belt replacement are excessive wear, rib chunkout, severe glazing, frayed cords, etc. Replace any drive belt that exhibits any of these conditions.

REMOVAL
  1. Using a 15 mm socket or wrench attached on drive belt tensioner pulley bolt. Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise to remove drive belt from pulleys. WARNING: USE CAUTION WHEN REMOVING OR INSTALLING DRIVE BELT TO MAKE SURE THAT TOOL DOES NOT SLIP.
INSTALLATION
  1. Install drive belt over all accessory pulleys (except drive belt tensioner).Rotate drive belt tensioner as described under Removal to install drive belt over drive belt tensioner pulley. Make sure that all V-grooves make proper contact with pulleys

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