Tuesday, March 13, 2012

How To replace Accessory Drive Belts on Ford E series Vans?

Accessory Drive Belts replacing procedure for Ford E series vans is as follows:----


Accessory Drive Belts
ADJUSTMENT
BELT ROUTINGS
INSPECTION
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

Adjustment



Specific to:
Ford E-150 2008-2009
Ford E-250 2008-2009
Ford E-350 Super Duty 2008-2009
The accessory drive belt tension is control by an automatic belt tensioner. Check that the belt length indicator, if equipped, on the belt tensioner is in the acceptable belt installation and wear range. If the indicator is in the belt replacement range, either an incorrect belt is installed or the belt is worn beyond the service limit. Install a new belt as necessary.

Belt Routings



Specific to:
Ford E-150 2008-2009
Ford E-250 2008-2009
Ford E-350 Super Duty 2008-2009


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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-4.6L, 5.4L and 6.8L engines with A/C


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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-4.6L, 5.4L and 6.8L engines without A/C


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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-6.0L Engine with Single Alternator


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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-6.0L Engine with Single Alternator

Inspection



Specific to:
Ford E-150 2008-2009
Ford E-250 2008-2009
Ford E-350 Super Duty 2008-2009
Inspect the drive belt for signs of glazing or cracking. A glazed belt will be perfectly smooth from slippage, while a good belt will have a slight texture of fabric visible. Cracks will usually start at the inner edge of the belt and run outward. All worn or damaged drive belts should be replaced immediately.

Removal & Installation



4.6L, 5.4L & 6.8L Engines
Specific to:
Ford E-150 2008-2009
Ford E-250 2008-2009
Ford E-350 Super Duty 2008-2009
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the air intake assembly.
  4. Rotate the tensioner clockwise and remove the drive belt.
  5. Installation is the reverse order of removal. Refer to illustration for the proper routing. For additional information, refer to the following section, -Accessory Belt Routing, Removal & Installation.-
6.0L Engine
Specific to:
Ford E-350 Super Duty 2008-2009
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the engine fan. For additional information, refer to the following section, -Engine Fan, Removal & Installation.-
  4. Rotate the tensioner clockwise and remove the accessory drive belt.

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    Fig. Rotate the tensioner clockwise and remove the accessory drive belt-6.0L Engines
  5. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

This will help.
Thanks.


Below is the master help link provided to go through belt routing diagram:---
Timing belt, drive belt, serpentine belt, accessory belt, fan belt, engine belt routing diagrams for all types of car models:---
http://carbeltrouting.blogspot.in/2012/02/timing-beltdrive-beltserpentine.html


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