1997 Ford Explorer Belt Tensioner Tools?

Answer The belt tensioner, a common component in the engines of cars and trucks around the world, provides a spring-loaded tensioner pulley arm that attaches to the serpentine belt of an engine and keeps ... Read More »

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How to Replace a 1997 Ford Escort ( 2.0L & 1.9L) Timing Belt and Tensioner Replacement?

These instructions are intended for individuals with beginner to novice automotive mechanical experience (i.e. knowing how to replace drive belts, etc...)and have an appropriate set of tools. If yo... Read More »

How to Replace a Belt Tensioner & Idler Pulley on a 2003 Ford Explorer?

The serpentine belt tensioner on a 2003 Ford Explorer holds tension on the serpentine belt to help it adhere to the pulleys properly and prevent it from coming off. The idler pulley's job is to def... Read More »

How to Replace the Serpentine Belt on a 1997 Ford Explorer?

Serpentine belts are responsible for transferring torque energy form the engine's crank pulley out to the engine accessory pulleys. The belt on a 1997 Ford Explorer transfers that torque to a power... Read More »

How to Replace the Driver's Side Seat Belt in a 1997 Ford Explorer?

The 1997 Ford Explorer is equipped with front bucket seats. Most models also included a center console in the vehicle. Your vehicle's seat belts should be replaced every 10 years in order to ensure... Read More »