Lincoln Aviator 2020-2022 Service Manual / Powertrain / Engine / Accessory Drive - 3.0L EcoBoost / Removal and Installation - Accessory Drive Belt

Lincoln Aviator: Accessory Drive - 3.0L EcoBoost / Removal and Installation - Accessory Drive Belt


NOTICE: Under no circumstances should the accessory drive belt, tensioner or pulleys be lubricated as potential damage to the belt material and tensioner damping mechanism will occur. Do not apply any fluids or belt dressing to the accessory drive belt or pulleys.

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).
  1. Remove the front undershield.
    Refer to: Engine Front Undershield (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
  1. NOTE: Use a 15mm socket located on the cast hex feature to rotate the drive belt tensioner counter-clockwise to release the belt.

    Remove the following items:
    1. Rotate the accessory drive belt tensioner clockwise.
    2. Remove the accessory drive belt.


  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  1. NOTE: All FEAD components and fasteners must be installed and torqued before belt installation.

    NOTE: Check the A/C Compressor clutch assembly and crankshaft vibration damper assembly after installation. Lumps in the belt surface indicate ribs are out of pulley grooves and not fully seated in the A/C Compressor clutch assembly and/or crankshaft vibration damper assembly.

    After installation, make sure the accessory drive belt is correctly seated on all pulleys.

    Diagnosis and Testing - Accessory Drive

    Inspection and Verification Verify the customer concern. Visually inspect for obvious signs of mechanical damage.   Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Damaged or contaminated accessory drive belt Damaged or contaminated pulley(s) Incorrect accessory drive belt Incorrect fitment of the accessory drive belt Generator Air conditioning (A/C) compressor Pulley(s) Loose hardware If an obvious cause for an observed or reported concern is found, correct the cause (if possible) before proceeding to the next step...

    Removal and Installation - Accessory Drive Belt Idler Pulley

    Removal Remove the accessory drive belt. Refer to: Accessory Drive Belt (303-05A Accessory Drive - 3.0L EcoBoost, Removal and Installation)...

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