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My daughter is in Sechelt , BC and is driving a 94 Explorer. The tensioner pulley broke off from the bracket and was lying on the engine. As I can't physically look at it (she sent me pictures), it ha

Pulley on belt tensioner of Explorer 94 broke loose. How to put it back?

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  • cotrinh Apr 12, 2009

    Thank you. My daughter sent me a picture with the tensioner pulley sitting on top of the alternator (how is possible?) and the tensioner missing. Do you need a specail tool to create tension?

  • cotrinh Apr 12, 2009

    Thanks. I know what you mean. I will let you know how it goes.

  • cotrinh Apr 13, 2009

    Hi Timmy, after watching this video, and the pics my daughter sent me, I realize what's broken off is the idler pulley, which is located in between the alternator and the AC compressor. That pulley is without groove & has a big hole in the center. So, what's missing? Thanks.

    http://www.ehow.com/video_2327530_reinst...

  • cotrinh Apr 15, 2009

    Thanks a lot. My daughter managed to fix the idler pulley with the help of a friend. She only had to buy the bolt and washer for $10.

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Honestly just replace the tensioner. its a complete unit. Unless you have the bolt and washer for the bearings are not bad then, just bolt it back and make sure it spins freely

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    Tim Smathers Apr 12, 2009

    Fords have the worst belt tensioner in the world. Just use an 3/8 drive ratchet and put the square part in the square on the tensioner and move it. It maybe a little tough. But to remove the actual tensioner. just remove the center bolt from the tension and it will come off bracket. But if its missing, then someone needs to see if the threads were the tensioner goes are not stripped. If ok put new tensioner on and make sure the pin on tensioner goes in the hole on bracket. Its next to hole were the main bolt goes through. Im sorry if I lost you. let me know

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    Tim Smathers Apr 15, 2009

    so sorry for the delay. I hope you figured it. If not? That idler pully is just a idler to help guid and keep the belt tight. That big hole is were that bolt used to go. nothing is really missing except the washers that go before and after the bearing that in the middle. I'm not sure but if you order a new one it may come with those item. but I havent seen a idler pully come with a new bolt or washer. its pretty basic part to install. put the washer on the outside of pully bearing then insert bolt then the washer on the back then screw it in the bracket. the smooth side of the belt will ride on the on the underside of that pully.

  • Tim Smathers
    Tim Smathers Apr 15, 2009

    Thats great!!!! Have a good day

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Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise.

Install the drive belt to the idler pulley (1).

NOTE

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