Question about 1996 Ford Windstar
This is a very simple task. All you need is a pry-bar about 24" long that could reach as far as the idler (towards the passenger wall within the engine compartment). The idler is the one that maintains the tension for the serpentine belt during operation.
Next is to insert it on the back of the idler (note that there is a slot for it to go and lift down towards you. Your serpentine belt would become loose then your can remove the belt.
Note: Please remember how the belt was wound from component to component as this is very important.
Another option is to find a socket wrench mounted to a driver and same principle-apply a clockwise motion and the idler will be loosened.
Very important: DO NOT DO THIS WHILE THE ENGINE IS RUNNING, K...
Posted on Aug 31, 2010
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