Question about 1997 Ford Taurus
My serpentine belt broke, and upon buying a replacement,and attempting to install, i can't get the alternater to give me enough room to install and upon reading , i am understanding that my car has a tensioner problem. is this why i am having trouble installing ,and could i get some details on what it looks like and the cost of replacement i have a 97 ford taurus gl v6-182 3.0l ohv and cant find a routing diagram
Drive Belt Replacement
WARNING: IF EQUIPPED, DO NOT ALLOW DRIVE BELT TENSIONER (6B209) TO SNAP BACK AS DAMAGE TO DRIVE BELT TENSIONER OR PERSONAL INJURY COULD RESULT.
NOTE: Minor cracks in the V-grooved portion of the serpentine drive belt (8620) are considered normal and acceptable. If the drive belt has chunks missing from the ribs, the drive belt should be replaced.
NOTE: Conditions requiring drive belt replacement are excessive wear, rib chunk-out, severe glazing, frayed cords or other conditions. Replace any drive belt exhibiting any of these conditions.
NOTE: When installing drive belt on pulley, make sure that all V-grooves make proper contact with pulleys.
Drive Belt, Serpentine—Except SHO
Using a 15 mm socket or wrench on bolt attaching drive belt tensioner pulley, rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise on 3.0L (2V) and 3.0L (2V) FF, rotate the drive belt tensioner counter clockwise on 3.0L (4V) to remove drive belt from pulleys. Make sure spring keeper engagecant find 97 ford taurus serpentine belt diagram - q3759a.gift.
Drive Belt Tensioner—3.0L (4V)
Pulley, Routing—Accessory Drive Belt 3.0L (2V)/3.0L (2V) FF Engine
Item Part Number Description 1 10300 Generator 2 6C348 Idler Pulley 3 3A674 Power Steering Pump 4 19703 A/C Compressor 5 6312 Cracant find 97 ford taurus serpentine belt diagram - q3735a.giflley 6 6B209 Drive Belt Tensioner 7 8501 Water Pump 8 8620 Drive Belt
Pulley, Routing—Accessory Drive Belt 3.0L (4V)
Item Part Number Description 1 3A674 Power Steering Pump 2 8501 Water Pump 3 19703 A/C Compressor 4 8620 Drive Belt 5 6312 Crankshaft Pulley 6 6B209 Drive Belt Tensioner 7 10300 Generator
Using a 3/8 inch ratchet on the lifting lug, rotate drive belt tensioner counterclockwise (upward) and engage spring keeper. Remove drive belt from drive belt tensioner.
Pulley Routing—Accessory Drive Belt, 3.4L SHO
Item Part Number Description 1 3A733 Power Steering Pump Pulley 2 6B217 (RH) Idler Pulley 3 19703 A/C Compressor 4 8620 Drive Belt 5 6312 Crankshaft Pulley 6 6B209 Drive Belt Tensioner 7 10346 Generator 8 6B217 (LH) Idler Pulley 9 6B217 (Center) Idler Pulley
Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise by hand and remove drive belt from drive belt tensioner .
Pulley Routing—Water Pump Drive Belt
Item Part Number Description 1 6B209 Drive Belt Tensioner 2 6A312 Crankshaft Pulley 3 8501 Water Pump 4 8620 Drive Belt
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