How do I replace the water pump belt?

Tiny
AJMCCART
  • 1999 FORD CONTOUR
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
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The car is overheating, went to replace thermostat and found broken belt.

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Thursday, July 19th, 2012 AT 11:55 PM

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Tiny
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Thepic oi'm sending is from a 2.0 as you didnt' tell us engine size. You need to loosentensioner to get belt off and on. It is ADVISABLE to replace the tensioner at same time as belt.

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Friday, July 20th, 2012 AT 12:10 AM
Tiny
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Heres one of a 2.5 water pump

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Friday, July 20th, 2012 AT 12:11 AM
Tiny
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Sorry about that. It's the 2.5 liter motor. Thank you for your help:)

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Saturday, July 21st, 2012 AT 3:12 AM

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