How do I re-install tensioner on timing belt 96 escort 1.9, compress spring with what?

Asked by Aug 02, 2014 at 08:45 PM about the 1996 Ford Escort 2 Dr LX Hatchback

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRFRgHiHnyk --- check this out. I believe yours may be similar. This guy used used a pry bar to pry tensioner back out of the way then tightened the center nut to hold it there till he got new belt on. Then loosen the bolt so tensioner will then press against the belt.

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