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Belt Idler Pulley - 2.OL Zetec


Special Tool(s)

Removal and Installation

  1. Remove the accessory drive belt. See: Drive Belt\Service and Repair
  2. Support the engine with the 3-Bar Engine Support.


  1. Remove the front engine support isolator bolt. Raise the engine.


  1. If removing the front idler pulley remove the bolt and the front idler pulley.
  2. If removing the rear idler pulley remove the generator. See: Starting and Charging\Charging System\Alternator
  3. NOTE : The rear idler pulley is attached to the generator bracket.


Remove the 3 bolts and 2 nuts and remove the generator bracket.


  1. Remove the bolt and the rear idler pulley.
  2. To install, reverse the removal procedure.