Ford Explorer: Accessory Drive - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS) / Removal and Installation - Accessory Drive Belt Idler Pulley

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Service Manual / Powertrain / Engine / Accessory Drive - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS) / Removal and Installation - Accessory Drive Belt Idler Pulley

Removal

NOTICE: Under no circumstances should the accessory drive belt, tensioner or pulleys be lubricated as potential damage to the belt material and tensioner damping mechanism will occur. Do not apply any fluids or belt dressing to the accessory drive belt or pulleys.

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. Refer to: Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).
  1. NOTICE: Do not pull the engine apperance cover forward or sideways to remove. failure to put straight upward on the underside of the cover at the attachment points may result in damage to the cover or engine components.

    Remove the nuts and the engine appearance cover.
    Torque: 89 lb.in (10 Nm)
  1. Remove the clamp and position aside the CAC tube.
    Torque: 48 lb.in (5.4 Nm)
  1. Remove the bolts (Enhanced Hexalobular or TORX PLUS ® Acument Intellectual Properties, LLC as the owner) and the shield.
    Torque: 18 lb.ft (25 Nm)
    1. Rotate the accessory drive belt tensioner counter clockwise.
    1. Position the accessory dive belt aside.
  1. Torque: 93 lb.in (10.5 Nm)

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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