SERPENTINE BELT TENSIONING

  • Tiny
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Is there an easy way to increase the tension of a slipping 2006 Ford Explorer serpentine belt?

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007 AT 7:09 AM

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  • Tiny
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The serp belt has an automatic spring tensioner. That is the only way to bring the tension into spec. A glazed belt may cause the squealing.
What is the symptom?

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Tuesday, February 6th, 2007 AT 12:15 PM
  • Tiny
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Squealing in cold weather only. But the truck is still new (8000 miles), can the belt get glazed so soon?

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Tuesday, February 6th, 2007 AT 3:01 PM
  • Tiny
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Anything is possible, I would set an appt. At the dealer and drop it off the nght before so the problem happens for them, and let them figure it out under warranty.

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Tuesday, February 6th, 2007 AT 3:12 PM

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