Thursday, March 15, 2012

How to replace Accessory Drive Belts On Ford Mustang?

Accessory Drive Belts Replacing details for 2010 Ford Mustang and other year mustang are as follows:---


Accessory Drive Belts
ADJUSTMENT
BELT ROUTINGS
INSPECTION
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

Adjustment



Specific to:
Ford Mustang 2009-2010
The belt tensioner automatically sets the correct tension on the accessory drive belt. No adjustment is necessary. If tension is incorrect, check for proper mounting of all accessory drives and verify that the correct belt is being installed.

Belt Routings



Specific to:
Ford Mustang 2009-2010


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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing (4.0L engine)


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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing (4.6L engine)


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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing (5.4L engine)


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Fig. Supercharger (SC) belt routing (5.4L engine)

Inspection



Specific to:
Ford Mustang 2009-2010
Inspect the drive belt for signs of glazing or cracking. A glazed belt will be perfectly smooth from slippage, while a good belt will have a slight texture of fabric visible. Cracks will usually start at the inner edge of the belt and run outward. All worn or damaged drive belts should be replaced.

Removal & Installation



4.0L Engines
Specific to:
Ford Mustang 2009-2010
  1. Using a suitable belt tensioner release tool, rotate the accessory drive belt tensioner clockwise and remove the accessory drive belt.

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    Fig. 4.0L accessory drive belt tensioner pulley
To install:

NOTE
Ensure that the drive belt is properly routed and correctly installed on each pulley.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
4.6L Engine
Specific to:
Ford Mustang 2009-2010
  1. Bullitt vehicles only, remove the air cleaner outlet tube.
  2. Using a suitable belt tensioner release tool, rotate the accessory drive belt tensioner clockwise and remove the accessory drive belt.

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    Fig. 4.6L accessory drive belt tensioner pulley
To install:

NOTE
Ensure that the drive belt is properly routed and correctly installed on each pulley.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
5.4L Engine
Specific to:
Ford Mustang 2009-2010
  1. Using a suitable belt tensioner release tool, rotate the accessory drive belt tensioner clockwise and remove the accessory drive belt from the accessory drive belt tensioner.
  2. Remove the bolt and the accessory drive belt tensioner. To install, tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).

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    Fig. 5.4L accessory drive belt tensioner pulley
To install:

NOTE
Ensure that the drive belt is properly routed and correctly installed on each pulley.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

These details will help.
Thanks.

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