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how to change serpitine belt on a 2000 ford taurus ...

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how to change serpitine belt on a 2000 ford taurus 3.0. need a diagram


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2000 Ford taurus 3.0






Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Brian replied 10 years ago.
There are 2 different 3.0 Liter engines. One is Dual Overhead Cam (4 valves per cylinder) known as the DuraTech:




Item.....Part Number ..........Description.............


  1. ......10346..................Generator pulley

  2. .......8678...................Belt idler pulley

  3. .......3A733.................Power steering pump pulley

  4. .......8620...................Drive belt

  5. .......2E884.................A/C clutch pulley

  6. .......6B209.................Drive belt tensioner pulley

  7. .......6312 ..................Crankshaft pulley

  8. .......8509...................Water pump pulley





The other is the 2 valve per cylinder engine, known as the Vulcan design:


Item......Part Number.........Description


  1. .........3A733..............Power steering pump pulley

  2. ..........8509...............Water pump pulley

  3. .........2E884..............A/C clutch pulley

  4. ...........8620..............Drive belt

  5. ...........6312..............Crankshaft pulley

  6. ..........6B209.............Drive belt tensioner pulley

  7. ..........10346.............Generator pulley



Accessory Drive Belt —3.0L (2V)




Removal and Installation


  1. Use a socket on a breaker bar to hold the bolt on the tensioner
    pulley, rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise and remove the
    drive belt.


  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure


Accessory Drive Belt —3.0L (4V)




Removal and Installation


  1. Use a socket on a breaker bar to hold the bolt on the tensioner
    pulley, rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise and remove the drive
    belt.






  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.


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