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How To Replace Serpentine Belt 94-04 Ford Mustang 38L

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How To Replace Serpentine Belt 94-04 Ford Mustang 38L

Created on: 2011-12-19

Use the belt diagram provided along with step-by-step instructions in this instructional video to help you replace the serpentine belt

  1. step 1 :Remove the serpentine belt
    • Locate or draw out a serpentine belt routing diagram
    • Use an 18 mm wrench on the belt tensioner pulley to release tension from the serpentine belt.
    • Remove the serpentine belt.
  2. step 2 :Install the new serpentine belt
    • Use your routing diagram to loop the new belt over the pulleys correctly.
    • Release the tension from the serpentine belt tensioner to loop the belt over the last pulley.

Tools needed for replacement

  • Wrenches - Metric

    18mm Wrench

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Brought to you by 1AAuto.com, your source for quality replacement parts and the best service on the internet. In this video, we're going to show you how to remove and reinstall your serpentine belt on this 2000 Ford Mustang.

This vehicle has the 3.8 liter V6 in it and this is a pretty straight forward repair. The only tool you'll need is an 18 mm wrench. Okay, the first thing you want is a belt diagram and here's kind of a homemade one for this Mustang with the 3.8 liter engine and you just want to use your diagram, be familiar with it and relate it to how the belt is on your engine so that you can put it back at the correct way. you can see your serpentine belt, what to do is take an 18 mm wrench, want to put it down on your tensioner way down in here then pull up, okay, and then you pull the belt from this idler here and then slowly release your wrench, take it off and then move your belt.

Okay, reinstall, take that loop, put it down and around the crank shaft, okay, then up around the water pump. This side can go over here, you couldn't see it but I put it around the power steering pump. Okay, at the top and then a loop is down, around the tensioner, across to the AC, way over here. Okay. Basically I'm now on except for the alternator, just make sure everything is in the groove, where it should be. Okay, I've got the belt on, except for the alternator. I'm going to take my 18 mm, going to make some low, pull it up, okay and then pull the belt up on to the alternator, make sure it's underneath the idler there and release my tensioner, okay, make sure the belts all on, it's on that park steering, it's on my crank pulley there, tensioner, AC. It's all set.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench


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