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Unread 02-17-2010   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need some help Tensioner pulley on my 1998 Mustang GT

On my car 98 GT i have an aftermarket hood so the diagram of the belt routing is gone anyone have a picture of how it goes..ALSO how do you take the pulley off the tensioner for the bely mine is shot making tons of noise.. I want to replace that bearing anyone know how to get to it? It seems in a hard place the one above that i replaced that was easy....Any help would be great thanks
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The belt tensioner comes as one unit, as far as I know you can not buy just the pulley. It's real easy to do, take the belt off, and undo the one bolt holding it in. And then replace with the new belt tensioner. You don't really need a belt diagram, just pick a pulley to start at(other than the belt tensioner of course) and follow the pulleys. Where there are grooves you know that the side of the belt with the grooves goes on it, and the flat pulleys take the other side of the belt. And then make your way back to the belt tensioner and slip the belt on it last. Before you start the car, bump it over once or twice to make sure everything is lined up, but don't let the car run. And then once everything checks out you're done.
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I looked at mine and i also looked on advanced auto web site it looks like 3 bolts holding the whole tensioner??? Am i wrong thinking that?
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Oops it might be. I'm not 100% sure, I'll look tomorrow morning. I wouldn't buy any Advance stuff, I just had a buddy buy a water pump for his 535i and it failed within 20 minutes of driving. It wasn't pretty and he was livid.... Motorcraft all the way!
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