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2001 Ford Focus: dohc..bearing is out on the belt pulley..tensioner

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I am working on a 2001 Ford Focus wagon with the dohc engine. The bearing is out on the belt pulley below the alternator( tensioner?} How do I get to it to change it out?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chuck replied 3 years ago.

Chuck :

This is the SPI engine correct?

Customer:

It's the 16V Zetec

Chuck :

ok just seen it was a wagon the Zetec would be rare in a wagon.

Chuck :

Here are the instructions

Customer:

says so on the valve cover

Chuck :

Remove the splash shield

Chuck :
  • Remove the accessory drive belt.


    1. Rotate the tensioner clockwise.2. Remove the belt.

    Chuck :

    Remove the accessory drive belt idler pulley

    Chuck :
  • Remove the accessory drive belt tensioner retaining bolts (shown from above for clarity).
  • Chuck :

    Remove the accessory drive belt tensioner

    Chuck :

    To install, reverse the removal procedure

    Customer:

    We are talking about the one down under the alternator tha is behind the frame,Right?

    Chuck :

    Yes this is the idler pulley and the tensioner

    Chuck :

    the last pic is the tensioner

    Chuck :

    or actually the last 2 are

    Chuck :

    the 2nd pic is the idler pulley

    Customer:

    When you say splash guard are you referring to behind the wheel( like the inner fender?

    Chuck :

    That is under the vehicle

    Customer:

    Ok Thank You

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