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, and how does, the s- belt tensioner for a 2004 f-250 superduty 6.

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where is, and how does, the s- belt tensioner for a 2004 f-250 superduty 6.0 diesel work
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Shawn replied 7 years ago.
HiCustomer




Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. I am sending you instructions below on how to replace the alternator, hope this helps you out



2004 F-Super Duty 250-550/Excursion Workshop Manual

Generator — 6.0L Diesel, Single Generator

NOTE: Single generator is shown; primary generator on the dual generator vehicles is similar.

Disconnect the batteries.

Remove the cooling fan.

Rotate the accessory drive belt tensioner clockwise and remove the drive belt from the generator pulley.

 

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Disconnect the generator electrical connectors.

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Remove the bolts and the generator.

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To install, reverse the removal procedure.

 

 








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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
My tensioner does not look anything like the diagram. I have tried moving it clockwise and it appears to be stuck....
Expert:  Shawn replied 7 years ago.
HiCustomer




Thank you for the reply.

Here is another diagram, (see below). in order to get leverage on the tensioner you will need a long handle 1/2 inch drive if still won't move then you will have to replace the entire tensioner assembly.

2004 F-Super Duty 250-550/Excursion Workshop Manual

Accessory Drive Belt Tensioner — 6.0L Diesel

Removal and Installation

  1. Remove the cooling fan stator — 6.0L diesel engine.
  2. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  3. Remove the bolts and the drive belt tensioner.
  4. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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