How do you change the serpentine belt on a 1994 mercury cougar xr7?
with a 1/2" rachet or breaker bar placed in the square whole on the tensioner pully, you push (from passenger side to drivers) which will release the presure on the belt. Might want to draw a "map" of how the belt goes cause it ain't obvious when its off the car.
To remove the serpenteen belt on this vehicle, you must first locate the spring loaded tensioner. You will need a 1/2" breaker bar or a socket to recoil the spring load. doing this will release the tension on the belt. You can then remove the belt.NOTE: If you are just changing the belt with a ne...
You have to release your tensioners in order to release your serpentine belt. When you put the belt back on you have to follow the diagram on the hood of your car.
How to Replace a Serpentine Belt Take a good look at both your repair manual and your belt routing diagram under the hood before beginning. Look at the way the old belt wraps around the pulleys. Locate the self-adjusting tensioner and know that you need to be careful when releasing tension ...
This information can be found in your owner's manual, or under the hood on a placard. If you do not have one, then you need to get one. Dealer, E-Bay, Salvage Yard, and many online sites are sources for a manual. Use Google and search with the term, "Automobile Owner's Manual".
Disconnect the vehicles battery. Leave it unhooked for several hours. Reconnect the battery. This should reset the 1989 cougars computer.
Shop Products Familiarize yourself with the belt routing diagram.Insert a 3/8 inch drive ratchet into the belt tensioner.Pull the tensioner counterclockwise to loosen the belt.Pull the belt off the idler pulley.Release the tensioner.Pull the belt off and out.
How to Replace the Serpentine Belt in a Chrysler Town & Country Open the hood and find the belt tensioner pulley. Look at how the belt is routed around various pulleys. Use a wrench to rotate the belt tensioner pulley bolt and slide the old belt off of the tensioner pulley. Make sure y...
How to Replace a Mazda 3 Serpentine Belt Open the Mazda 3's hood and support it with the prop rod. Connect the belt-tensioner tool into serpentine belt tensioner and move the tensioner pulley away from the belt with the tool. Pull the belt off the engine accessory pulleys by hand. Stretch ...
You'll have to loosen the alternator to get the belt off, unless you have a tensioner pulley in the sequence of the serpentine. yes it removes the tension to make it easier just did it last weekend.
The tension on a serpentine belt is automatically set by the Idler Tension Pulley. If you find it is not correctly setting the tension, the the spring may be broken.
How often does a serpentine belt need to be replaced? Serpentine belts are built to last—much longer than before because of advancements in rubber technology.Under ideal conditions, a belt should stick with you for an average of 60,000 to 100,000 miles.
There should be an idler pulley that you need to loosen to take belt off, draw a diagram of how the belt looks before you take it off so you can see how it goes back on.
You have to release the stress in the tensioners to remove the serpentine belt. When you put it back on there is a diagram under the hood of the car that takes you step by step.
the mirror should just pop out, remove the two heating wires and install the new mirror
Begin by loosening the tensioner pulley on your 2005 Chevrolet Equinox. The serpentine belt will become loose and can be removed. Reverse the process to install your new serpentine belt.
Turn on headlights/parking lights and adjust dimmer control
You may get an answer if you list the vehicle & engine you are talking about. You are not going to get an answer to this question as is.
The ignition switch is located on the bottom of the steering column. Take out the 4-6 screws that hold the bottom piece and you will see the switch should be about 3-4 inches long held in place by 2 screws. take black plug off then replace switch plug back in and there you go.
On my Cougar, it is on the liquid line exit from the condenser. My application has post and nut line connectors, so if you have spring locks, it might be downstream, closer to the evaporator.
Only as needed. The serpentine belts hold up well unless there is a problem with the belt tensioner or any of the driven accessories.
You don't repair a serpentine belt. You replace the worn or broken belt with a new one.
The 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis has (2) TWO engine styles, both different. The style for Vin numbers with a "W" engine, and the Vin numbers with an "X".The "W" series has the A/C Compressor to the RIGHT of the engine when viewed from the front.The belt circles all components from the outside but t...
You don't. The belt tension is automatically adjusted via a spring loaded tensioner. If the serpentine belt is noisy or worn out prematurely. replace the tensioner. The belt should be inspected for cracks and other signs of wear. Replace worn out belt(s) before they break leaving you stranded.
There aren't covers per se, but if yours are cloudy/foggy, you can fix them yourself with an hour of your time and around $20. They will look better, and more importantly, you will see better at night.
To remove the accessory drive belt or the serpentine belt from the motor on a 1989 Sunbird, it is necessary to loosen the belt tensioner. Look for a pulley that has a bolt in a slot. Loosen the bolt and move the tensioner so there is a gap in the belt. Then remove the belt from each pulley.
Go to this link: http://www.mvreader.com/multiview/dayco/index.php?bgInterchange=1&l=nEnter your vehicle information. Click on the serpentine belt number and then click on belt diagram. It will put up a drawing of the belt routing.RickI'm a retired ASE Master/L-1 Technician. I still keep curr...
Remove the tire and wheel from your 1993 Mercury Cougar. Remove the ball joint retaining nut. Pound the ball joint out with a hammer. Reverse the process to install your new ball joint.
Should be in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose
It should be located under the dashboard. usually behind the center console (heater controls, stereo etc...) You should be able to just pull out the wire that is fitted into it. But be careful. The same chime is used to let you know if you've left your headlights on, or your keys in the ignition.
Replacing the serpentine belt on both V6 & V8 rear drive engine are fairly easy than front wheel drive. The belt is located just between the front of the engine and the radiator. You have plenty of clearance to work. Just need to losen the tension and the belt should come out. Putting the new...
Look at the belt. If it's shows signs of being frayed on the edges, or if it looks dry and cracked by the inner ribs, or if you hear a squeeling sound when you accelerate, or if you have more than a 1/4 inch play (push your finger on the belt), it's time to change your belt.
There should be a diagram under the hood somewhere. Normally on the fan shroud. Click the link for a diagram. If you do not see one search with the term "2001 Toyota Rav 4 belt diagram" and you will find a diagram.
Remove the rear wheel and belt covers. Remove old belt. Check numbers on new and old to be sure of fit. thread new belt through front pulleys and over rear wheel pulley. Get rear axle ready and depress belt tension-er while somebody slides in axle bolt and secures. Release tension-er and reinstal...
There is a belt tensioner (spring loaded pulley that automatically keeps the belt tight) that needs to be temporarily slackened while the now loose belt is slipped off one of the accessories. Sorry, but I can't remember what tool is needed to loosen the belt tensioner. Just opening the hood and o...
And to make matters worse, there were often two or three belts to change.Serpentine belt replacement is easy because today's automatic drive belt tensioners eliminate the need to loosen bolts or pry components into position for retensioning.Just rotate the tensioner, remove the old belt and insta...
passenger side panel, above left knee
There isn't a timing belt on the 3.0. This engine has a timing chain which would require extensive work in the removal of parts. You don't have to remove the radiator but will have to remove all of the front of the engine accessories on the front of the engine to get to the timing chain. Not an e...
everyone should have a shop manual for their vehicle, and the library should have a professional shop manual(wiring diagrams and more detailed info) available in the reference section for FREE....make copies of the right sections, and fix it like a PRO!! good luck Dave :)
On all U.S. vehicles that use A single serpentene the belt has an automatic tensioner. I suspect that your can does too. It could be stuck.
You realy can't. If your intention is not to power the A/C unplug the wire that connects to the electric clutch. It should be right behind the pully.
REPLACING A SERPENTINE BELT.In some instances it may be possible to install a serpentine belt the wrong way.If this happens, one or more pulleys will rotate in the WRONG direction, affecting the operation of the alternator, water pump, A/C compressor or power steering pump.This can cause major pr...
Depending on the year it should have a single belt doing it all. Check to see if there is a belt routing diagram under the hood, if not you can draw up your own easy enough. There is a spring tensioner in this type system which make it a fairly easy job. pull and hold the tensioner back while rem...
Might be able to get at in from underneath but probably will have to remove the dash cover
Depends on the color of the smoke. White Smoke = Coolant entering the combustion chamber. Normally caused by a blown head gasket or cracked head. Black Smoke = Overly rich fuel/air mixture. Blue Smoke = Engine burning oil. Worn or broken rings.
With that being said most serpentine/drive belts can last for a very long time before they need to be replaced.The lifespan of the belt will depend mostly on the type of material it's made of.Older style belts generally last about 50,000 miles, while those made from EPDM can last up to 100,000 mi...
you actually can put a belt on backwards.grooves go to grooves, and smooth goes to smooth.but you have to pay close attention to the belt routing diagram.if the belt is put on the wrong way it can spin the water pump reversed causing an overheat condition very fast after starting.
The firing order of the 1996 Mercury Cougar is 1, 3, 7, 2, 6, 5, 4, 8. This is for the 4.6 Liter engine.
Go to a Ford dealership with the VIN # and they will make you a new key.
No, it has no cap on radiator. You fill radiator thru the reservoir cap on the rt side of engine. Hope this helps.
It means there is insufficient flow within your EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) system.While it could be a faulty component such as the dfpe sensor, the EGR solenoid or the EGR valve itself it is most often clogged passages. These are between the throttle body and the intake manifold (under the g...
4 of 4 Sensors tested suffered severe damage due to poor quality workmanship and metallurgy.The cam synchronizer is a common failure item in Vulcans, with a working life typically between 80-100k miles. It usually doesn't seem to do any damage if caught in time, but as the gear at the bottom of t...
If that model was available without a/c, you will need to purchase the belt for a 95 town car w/out ac, and follow the appropriate belt routing diagram for that model.
my battery is new for mercery mistque 1999 but the light on the dash board goes on and off why
Take out all screws that hold the trim and the panel that holds the power switches. Remove the panel that holds the swithches and take out the screws that remain. there is also a screw down next to the light at the bottom of the door. once all screws are out, lift up on the panel and it will slid...
Loosen tensioner and follow label (under hood) for routing
You can drop the transmission oil pan to change the filter but you will only be able to drain aprox 3 to 4 qts of trans fluid in the process.
Serpentine belts don't just break. There is probably an accessory that is locked up such as the alternator or a idler pulley. Check each pulley that the belts contacts and make necessary repairs before installing a new belt. Once you have done that just start the engine back up as you normally wo...
If you look at the surface of the belt on the smooth side there will be fine cracks in the surface. Very bad ones will have missing pieces in the ridges. ===ANOTHER ANSWER=== ANOTHER WAY to tell is by the mileage. If you have 60,000 miles or more, I would chage it or have it changed. It is well w...
when serpentine belt breaks alternator and water pump stop working along with power steering pump
Brake jobs are not a job to be done without a Manual. Your life and the lives of others and the life of your Automobile depend on them. [http://www.themotorbookstore.com/index.html Please purchase a Manual and do the job correctly].
How do you get the tensioner to move on 1988 caravan to replace serpentine belt having a diffucut time trying to get belt on?
You don't mention which engine but on my 90 3.3 I put a wrench on it and just move it. It's kinda hard.
A serpentine belt does more work than a timing belt.Timing belts synchronize the movement of the crankshaft and the camshaft while the serpentine belt transmits mechanical power which drives the air conditioner, water pump, alternator, etc.To replace a serpentine belt is easy because it is outsid...
Take a screwdriver and a socket that fits the nut in the middle of the upper pulley on the alternator. Notice the notches on the back of the pulley. Turn the pulley until you have a notch at your 1 o'clock position. (Just slightly to the right of top dead center) Put your screwdriver through the ...
It is not hard. If you have the owners manual there is a picture of the route. On the front of the engine you will see a belt tensioner. Look at the belt tensioner and look close for a square that you can put a ratchet wrench inside the square. That is how you pull the belt tensioner back so you ...
Should be in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose
It doesn't have a distributor. It has a DIS, (Distributorless Ignition System).
It's spring loaded, use a wrench or socket to move it. If it's really stuck it may be seized.
if you don't know how ,you should first get a repair manual. read threw the part on the timing belt/water-pump removal and replacement. read very carefully i believe this is an interference motor which means if you don't replace the timing belt correctly you will bend valves. very very expensive....
The charging system is the alternator which is on and functioning anytime the engine is running. If not, then you have a problem with the alternator.
Well, it won't keep your pants up, but it does transport power to your vital automotive components.The serpentine belt is one long, snaking, winding belt that keeps your alternator, power steering pump, air conditioning and — in some cases — your water pump running smoothly and effectively.
On the bottom of the transmission.
Do one side at a time so you have one complete one for reference. If you're not familiar with brakes I would recommend purchasing a repair manual for that vehicle. It will save you time and money.
remove drivers side front wheel, plastic panel behind spring/shock. real fiddly but can be done with minimal swearing ! if you have A/c then the air may be a tad bluer!
http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4GFRC_enUS205US206&q=change+timing+belt+on+2000+Hyundai+Sonata http://en.allexperts.com/q/Hyundai-Repair-815/2000-hyundai-sonata-timming.htm Everything youneed is in those two links. Good luck.
1.Disconnect the negative battery cable 2.Rotate the engine in the normal direction of rotation (clockwise)until the no.1 cylinderis located at TDC 3.Remove the accessory drivebelts 4.Loosen the water pump pulley 5.Using a chain wrench or a strap wrench to hold the crankshaft pulley,loosen the cr...
Find washer bottle remove, usually pump is in the bottom of bottle. undo connection then remove bottle from car to make the pump removal easy, twist and pull until pump comes out install new pump making sure the gasket is going to seal and not leak. reconnect, reinstall bottle and fill.
Remove wheels Re-install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place Remove 2 caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Use a "C" Clamp to fully compress piston into caliper body Remove and replace inner and outer pads Re-install caliper PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE
They are all located in the exhaust system, 2 are between the catalytic converters and the engine, these are also known as "upstream". The other 2 are between the catalytic converters and the muffler(s) also known as downstream.
What would cause the serpentine to not turn on a 1994 Mercury Topaz if all pulleys spin freely when the car is not running?
check to make sure the belt tensioner is functional if not it needs to be replaced
Look either in the kick panels or the driver's side trunk panel
You don't. Buy new or good used seat belts. Don't try to fix them if they are not working.It depends what is broken
Timing chain recommended changes is 10years or 100,000 miles but most do it around 70,000.A timing belt won't rattle, but does need doing early usally about 40,000-60,000 or 6 years but I'm not sure for that exact car again its wise to do early.