2000-2003 Ford Focus Serpentine Belt Tensioner with Pulley for L4 2.0L (8th Vin Digit 3)

This part replaces:

  • DORMAN 419-215
  • OE # F8CZ6B209AA

  • New

This replacement serpentine belt tensioner is just what you need to get your vehicle in good working order again! If you are hearing a whirring noise from the front of your engine or if your belt often screeches you may be in need of a new belt tensioner. This part commonly wears out between 60,000 and 70,000 Miles. If it fails suddenly it can leave you stranded.


  • Brand New Serpentine Belt Tensioner
  • Includes pulley
  • Replaces dealer part number: F8CZ-6B209-AA, F8CZ6B209AA
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

NOTE: For Escort ZX2 Models: This part is correct for the ZX2 Models only. It is not correct for ZX2 S/R Models. For the correct part for the S/R models please see our other listings.

This tensioner makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer unit.

Lifetime Warranty

Effective June 23, 2014: This item is backed by a manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. Removing the Serpentine Belt
    • Familiarize yourself with the belt routing diagram
    • Remove the seven 10mm nuts from the splash shield
    • Pull the splash shield aside
    • Attach a 13mm socket and ratchet to the tensioner pulley
    • Turn the tensioner pulley clockwise to loosen the serpentine belt
    • Pull the belt off of the crankshaft pulley
    • Pull the belt down and out
  2. Removing the Serpentine Belt Tensioner
    • Pry the tensioner away from the engine with a pry bar to access the bolts
    • Remove the three 10mm bolts from the tensioner
    • Pull the tensioner off and out
  3. Installing the New Serpentine Belt Tensioner
    • Lift the new tensioner into place
    • Insert the three 10mm bolts into the tensioner
  4. Installing the New Serpentine Belt
    • Maneuver the new belt into place
    • Loop the belt below the A/C and crank pulleys
    • Pull the belt around the tensioner and the water pump to the alternator
    • Bring the belt around the idler pulley and onto the power steering pulley
    • Reposition the belt as necessary
    • Pull the belt off of the crank pulley
    • Attach a 13mm ratchet to the tensioner
    • This may be a 15mm bolt if the tensioner has been replaced
    • Turn the tensioner clockwise to loosen the belt
    • Stretch the belt onto the crank pulley
    • Check that the belt is routed correctly
    • Put the splash shield into place
    • Insert the 10mm bolts into the splash shield

How-to Video:

(10:44 min)

Tools List:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

This part replaces:

  • DORMAN 419-215
  • OE # F8CZ6B209AA

Vehicle Fit

  • 1998-2002 Ford Escort ZX2 Coupe Serpentine Belt Tensioner with Pulley for L4 2.0L (8th Vin Digit 3)
  • 2000-2003 Ford Focus Serpentine Belt Tensioner with Pulley for L4 2.0L (8th Vin Digit 3)
  • 2003 Ford ZX2 Serpentine Belt Tensioner with Pulley for L4 2.0L (8th Vin Digit 3)
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