How can I repair a tensioner on ford Escape?


Asked by Mar 14, 2016 at 05:55 AM about the 2001 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the tensioner on my ford escape is making noise how can stop the noise

1 Answer

Tom Demyan

You can replace the pulley or the whole tensioner. You remove the passenger side plastic inner wheel well for access. You release the tension with a socket wrench, the longer the better. Then unbolt the old , bolt the new on.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Does the water pump drive belt tensioner wheel suppose to rotate? 3 answers

    I have a 2002 Escape that I recenlty purchased. I noticed that the wheel on the water pump tensioner does not rotate. Can someone tell me if it suppose to rotate? This is the belt opposite of the m...

    2002 Ford Escape XLT


    Maintenance & Repair

  • a 2005 escape engine fit my 2002 ford escape 4 answers

    my 2002 escape heve ablown engine and i have 2005 ford escape engine

    2002 Ford Escape XLS 4WD


    Maintenance & Repair

  • timing chain replacement on 2.3L ford escape 4 answers

    went to start my escape, it started fine then when I went to go it started what sounded like it had a s\bad missing so I shut it down then when I went to try to restart it , she would just crank over ...

    2006 Ford Escape XLT


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2006 ford escape 1 answer

    i have a 2006 ford escape v6 motor was gone replaced it with a 2005 ford escape motor v6 with only 88000 miles when purchased the computers did not match so i was told so they used the 2006 comp...

    2006 Ford Escape XLT


    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford Escape Questions

Ford Escape Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,200
#2 Bratts
Reputation 2,610
#3 kbro
Reputation 1,410
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Explorer"
1,360 Great Deals out of 72,128 listings starting at $300
Used Honda CR-V"
1,619 Great Deals out of 81,725 listings starting at $1,695
Used Toyota RAV4"
1,231 Great Deals out of 49,399 listings starting at $2,495
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee"
1,204 Great Deals out of 74,214 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150"
3,256 Great Deals out of 217,218 listings starting at $1,000
Used Hyundai Santa Fe"
644 Great Deals out of 35,811 listings starting at $800
Used Ford Focus"
1,213 Great Deals out of 57,386 listings starting at $1,495
Used Jeep Liberty"
380 Great Deals out of 9,320 listings starting at $998
Used Jeep Cherokee"
400 Great Deals out of 53,411 listings starting at $2,495

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Escape For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 55,940 listings starting at $16,985
2016 Ford Escape For Sale
137 Great Deals out of 4,237 listings starting at $14,900
2015 Ford Escape For Sale
165 Great Deals out of 3,932 listings starting at $10,399
2014 Ford Escape For Sale
572 Great Deals out of 10,329 listings starting at $8,995
2013 Ford Escape For Sale
366 Great Deals out of 7,151 listings starting at $7,980