Again, just the angles of getting in there are difficult. Place the socket over the bolt and turn it. I'm going to hold it tight. The repair itself isn't that difficult but just getting your hands in there and the angles, just takes a little while to get those bolts out. There's a chance you may not get it right because you have to be dead-on precise when doing this. You will regret you ever knew what a timing belt was.
If I had to guess this happens more often than most realize, probably due to pour design of undercarriage splash guards and such. See product for application and installation details. Now, I want to get this belt on the other side of this pulley, the ribbed pulley here, so I'm going to twist it and try not to have it fall off the alternator pulley, which is right above it. From under the vehicle, insert a 13mm socket and ratchet on the center bolt of the tensioner pulley, if you have a 2. Bando takes the latest technology to design state-of-the art, highly automated manufacturing systems. First look at the headlight housing, there should be a gray cap covering the area behind the bulb. Just go ahead and call the phone number at the top of the page and a friendly specialist will help you out.
This will twist counter-clockwise and click out. The serpentine belt came off on Organist1982's car and we had to get it back on. Good time to inspect water pump, hoses etc. What Don just did there was that there's just some clearance issues getting by the water pump and those tensioner pulleys, so he just twisted it at the side and got it over on its way to the alternator. We also carry jump starters, car batteries, and starters for most vehicles.
The serpentine belt is located on the front of the engine block and winds around several pulleys driving various engine components: water, fuel and power steering pumps, the alternator, air conditioner compressor and possibly other accessories. I've got the old part and the new part from 1A Auto. Locate the bolt that connects the tensioner pulley to the tensioner arm. You will need to raise the front of your vehicle to reach the belt tensioner from underneath. The pulley will have a way to do this using hand tools.
It seemed to happen to him when he drove through a large puddle and the water allowed slippage of the belt while running. If not, it should be in the owners manual. Actually what we find is we take off one, and the pan bends down and we try to remove the other ones, but the clips in behind were so rusted that we decided we didn't want to break all them, so we just left it that way and just let the pan or the splash guard hang down out of the way. I haven't been able … to find a chilton or haynes repair manual for my 2002 zx2 escort. Once you've done that just put the splash pan back up and bolt it back in place. Assuming that the splash covers were removed: First locate the tensioner pulley on the engine.
I was able to drive it home, and put a new belt on. They don't have a belt diagram sticker on this vehicle so take care to remember how… My cousin and I are putting his back on from slipping off as well. When the motor is running, the belt is driven around the accessory pulleys by the crankshaft. Then you could also pull it off from the top as well. It should give you a pretty good representation of how the belt is routed. If not, let me just say, if you want to deal with the possibility that you don't get the timing right, when you put the new belt on, you're going to have loads of fun trying to get it right.
This pulley is attached to a very strong spring and holds the belt tight against the pulleys through its serpentine route around the engine. Refer to the diagram, route the new belt around pulleys. The best way is to look at the grooved pullies, and to notice that 2 pullies are against the grooved side. The mounting holes are going to be in the same spot, it should go right back in. You can see that I tweaked it just enough to get the socket on there. There is not much room for a socket, so i found it easier to use a small breaker bar or long handled wrench. If you notice that your headlights dim or your battery won't stay fully charged, it may be time to replace your alternator or other related parts.
Run the new belt through the pulleys, except the tensioner pulley. Remove the 5 or six dust shroud bolts on the passenger side, 10mm socket, set dust shroud aside. Then you'll need a new tensioner and belt from 1A Auto, 10, 13, and 15mm sockets with a ratchet and extension and a pry bar. Most have either a bolt head you can gr … ip with a pry bar and the appropriate size socket, some have a square hole where the socket - drive pry bar will fit directly, but the age old plain pry bar can be used by itself to release the tension. Leave the belt off the tensioner pulley, and the pulley immediately above it. Costs about twenty bucks at you auto zone and worth every penny.
Also, check the tension of your belts to make sure the alternator is spinning while the engine runs. We're just going to use a pry bar and just give a little bit of a tweak. This must be done correctly. Found the diagram at www. The belt is tensioned to the front of the engine by a belt tensioner device that keeps the proper amount of tension on the belt at all times. The drive belt on the 2002 Ford Escort is a long serpentine belt that operates all of the engine accessories at the same time. And we'll speed it up here again.
I'm using a 15 millimeter here, which is what the new one came with and turning it clockwise. You may also get that info and all other repair info from your manual Hayne's Repair man. However, these belts tend to wear from the inside out, and tears, splits and cuts are not readily noticeable. First time, it was raining really hard, got it towed to a garage. It's best if you have someone to help you to pull the belt off as the other one releases the tensioner, and same for putting it back on. For the mechanics answering these questions, do the research to help your fellow man.