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FORD THUNDERBIRD ENGINE PROBLEM

1997 Ford Thunderbird • 50,000 miles

How to replace the serpentine belt (1997 Ford TB)
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January 9, 2013.



It depends on litre size of engine. The 3.8L engine has a bolt-head in center of tension pulley, use a wrench or socket to apply torque ccw.
With a 4.6L engine, there is a cutout in the tensioner arm, use 1/2 inch drive, apply torque cw to take tension off the belt.

JDL
Jan 9, 2013.


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