Plan B: Thanks for this super helpful video. May God bless you and keep you safe.
Aaron Berg: I've replaced all the idler pullies, the tensioner, water pump, alternator, and I'm still getting a squeak when the engine is running. I've pulled the drive belt off and start the Mountaineer and the squeak still continues. Squeaky lifter? Any ideas? It's a 1998 Mountaineer 5.0 ltr
Don Dyzzle: I have a 1997 Subaru outback legacy I recently noticed that the engine gets real loud when in isle than calms down for two minutes the gets loud again what does this mean?
1A Auto Parts: Thanks for watching. 1aauto.com 888-844-3393 FREE SHIPPING on all auto parts in the lower 48 states!!!
kevin suber: I was struggling with replacing the drive belt for my 96 explorer and found your instruction video, as soon as I finished the video it only took me 5minutes! Started my engine and the Idler sheared off. I guess I should have checked my pulleys hahaha. Watching your video on replacing Idler. Got to get the old bolt out first. I will always check with your site before starting my next project! Thanks
Vinicius Pietscher: Great video, that was exactaly what I was looking for! I need to replace the same pulley for my explorer but I couldn't find it in your website for the 94 model, can you please help me? And I live in Brazil, do you take international orders? Many thanks!
1A Auto Parts: It could be the fan making noise, you may want to look at it. Hope this helps you out. Have a great day! 1aauto.com 888-844-3393
powers0099: I have a 2005 ford taurus. It is making a whirring noise coming from the pulleys. I have replaced the tensioner pulley and it is still making the noise. What else could it be. It is a 6 cyl. Thanks for any help.
1A Auto Parts: We carry them for both the 4.0 and 5.0 motor. If you call we can take your info over the phone and match you up with the correct serpentine belt for your Ford Explorer. 1aauto.com 888-844-3393
DJTommy812: my bolt broke off my 1999 ford explorer xls 4.0. any idea what size it is and where to find buy it? please message me ASAP if possible thank you
1A Auto Parts: It may be the belt tensioner that's loosing some of it's tension. When you did the pump you had to lift up on the tensioner to release the tension on the belt. This may be what's causing the noise. I had this happen on a 92 Mustang when changing an alternator, If it is, we sell new serpentine belt tensioners with free shipping on our website 1aauto.com 888-844-3393
ogbobbye: Love your videos every time I need to do anything on my car I check your videos first. the idler pully look easy to do but I still watch this first and glad I did cause I didnt know about that lock washer on the back side. BTW I had to change a bad oil pressure sensor switch and I was surprised you didnt have a video on that because its a pretty common problem on Fords it was easy to do but very hard to figure out how to get at it. I know you would have had a trick or 2 to get it. thanks
jpedroza602: I got a 5.0 started squeeking aftervchanhing water pump i changed belt and pullis and still aqueeks i wonder if my new water pump can be squeeking....
1A Auto Parts: You may want to inspect the other pulleys to see if they're working correctly.
1A Auto Parts: You may be referring to the AC compressor pulley.
1A Auto Parts: The procedure should be pretty much the same.
Evan Last: Is the tension pulley in the same spot on the 5.0's?
1A Auto Parts: usually if a tensioner or idler pulley fails they'll wobble all over the place.
1A Auto Parts: You may want to check the belt to see if it's worn or cracked. You may also want to check the belt tensioner to see if there's enough tension on the belt.
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