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2000 ford escort zx2 leaking oil on serpentine belt causing belt to slide off pullys have replaced tensioner, water pump, and ac bypass pullys no other pully problems please help

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SOURCE: I need a diagram for serpentine belt replacement on a 1999 For Escort ZX2

the diagram is located in the engine compartment under the hood.
Clean off the surfaces and it is one of the stickers there.

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Belt Tensioner located on 2000 ford Escort zx2

On the right side of the pulleys, there should be 3 top, middle, and bottom. The middle, smaller one, is the tensioner.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: how do I release the belt tension pully to replace serpentine belt

You can run down to your local auto parts store and buy a serp belt tool. Or you can take a 3/8 drive ratchet, locate the 3/8 square hole in your tensioner and put the ratchet in the hole. For more leverage I put a deep socket over the ratchet handle and put a long 3/8 extention in the deep socket. This will provide ample leverage and will save buying more tools you do not need. Simply move the tensioner to the direction that takes pressure off of the belt.

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 1995 ford taurus,broke bolt on tensioner pully while trying to replace belt, now what??

was this the bolt in center of the tensioner pulley? if so you will need to remove and replace the tensioner assembly, if not which bolt did you break?

Posted on May 26, 2009

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SOURCE: routing of serpentine belt for ford escort zx2

Click on the link below, Enter the year,make,model, and engine. You will get a page with a link to the diagram you need under the part number.
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