How to Remove an Idler Pulley?

Answer Different engines use different drive belts routed along a pulley system to power the engine components. The main pulley is the crankshaft pulley; most often the lowest pulley in the center. From t... Read More »

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How to Remove a 3.8 Idler Pulley?

The idler pulley of the 3.8-liter engine is designed to provide tension to the serpentine belt, allowing several engine parts to be operated with one belt. Occasionally, the pulley can wear down or... Read More »

How to Remove the Idler Pulley in a Focus SVT?

SVT stands for Special Vehicle Team. The Ford Focus SVT has an upgraded V-6 engine that is ready-made for major racing modifications. The Ford Focus SVT idler pulley is located on the upper passeng... Read More »

How to Remove the Idler Pulley on a Ford?

The idler pulley on a Ford redirects the serpentine belt on its path from one engine accessory to another. The Ford serpentine belt system employs one continuous belt to transfer torque from the cr... Read More »

How to Remove the Idler Pulley on a 1988 Oldsmobile?

The idler pulley in a 1988 Oldsmobile constantly pushes down on the drive belt, creating the tension needed to prevent the drive belt from slipping on the engine's accessory pulleys. Over time, the... Read More »