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2000 4.0 OHV Belt Length

Discussion in 'Stock 1995 - 2001 Explorers' started by 239, January 13, 2019.

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      2000 XLT, V6 OHV
      I had an issue with replacement belts being too large wherever I wanted to purchase them from. Advance, Amazon, and rockauto all list an 88.25” belt for my vehicle.

      When I used the recommended 88.25” belt, the tensioner always hit the stop point and caused the truck to vibrate and rattle bad in drive, and even worse with the AC on.

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      So I bought a Dayco 89320 tensioner and a driveworks 6PK2235 belt. Which is 88” long.
      The truck doesn’t sound or feel like it’s going to shake itself apart now.

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      If you have a ratlling sound turn the AC on and check to see if your tensioner is maxed out.

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