Question about 1999 Mercury Mountaineer
I have a 97 Mercury Mountaineer and the idler pulley broke off! The bolt is no longer there and it sheared off a good amount of the metal where it was attachd to! Can ayone tell me what Need toreplace to get it fixed. Iknow I need the pulley itself,,,but will I or can I replace what it was attached to?
SOURCE: 1999 merc mountaineer,
Check if there is any obstruction in the path of the pulley or the belt is too tight or this may not be correct one get it fixed by using a correct belt.............
Posted on May 29, 2008
SOURCE: Replace idler pulley
try an auto zone and let them know the exact part you need to remove and they can let you know the tools need and can also print you out a diagram and you can also rent the tool from them
Posted on Jan 11, 2009
SOURCE: Replace idler arm pulley
An idler arm is a steering component found on vehicles without rack and pinion steering. Your referring to an idler pulley. To replace: remove the belt, remove the bolt from the center of the pulley, replace the pulley and reinstall the belt.
Posted on Apr 17, 2009
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After adjustment is satisfactory, tighten the idler pulley bolt, and then tighten the adjustment bolt.
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