2.3L EcoBoost – Accessory Drive Belt Noise And/Or Charging System Warning Indicator Illuminated – 2013-2019 Ford Explorer

NHTSA ID Number: 10160943

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 48001


Some 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a squeal noise from the accessory drive belt, illuminated charging system indicator, and/or damaged alternator pulley. Accessory drive belt DA8Z-8620-G has been released to eliminate this noise and alternator pulley damage. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-05 for the removal and installation procedure. For claiming, use causal part 8620 and applicable labor operations in Section 06 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.


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SaleBestseller No. 1
GearWrench 3680 Ratcheting Wrench Serpentine Belt Tool
  • 16 pc. Set includes Longbar, Gear Wrench 3/8", 1/2", 3/4" Adapters, 7 6 pt. 13mm-19mm stockets, 13, 14, 15mm crows foot.
  • Lifetime Warranty, Serpentine Belt Tools together in blow molding case.
SaleBestseller No. 2
Performance Tool W84010 Serpentine Belt Tool
  • Releases tension on serpentine belts with spring loaded idler pulleys
  • Fits idler pulleys requiring 15mm, 16mm, 18mm hex or 3/8 or 1/2-Inch square drive
  • Also included 13mm, 14mm and 15mm crowfoot wrenches
Bestseller No. 3
Alltrade 648629 Kit 52 Serpentine Belt Tool Set
  • Made to be the most reliable tools in the market today
  • Tool solutions for most all situations
  • Built to exceed tool standards
  • Tool set for removal and installation of serpentine belts on vehicles with spring-loaded belt tensioners
  • For use on GM, Ford, Chrysler, SAAB, VW and Volvo automobiles
Bestseller No. 4
OEMTOOLS 25149 Serpentine Belt Tool
  • For Removing and Installing Serpentine Belts
  • 1/2 in and 3/8 in Square Drive
  • 13, 15, 16, 18mm Sockets
Bestseller No. 5
OTC (7654A) Serpentine Belt Installation Tool
  • 25 inches long
  • Three-pin design to accommodate serpentine V-belts and timing belts
  • Durable tool provides extra control for push/pull applications
  • Ergonomic handle gives technician twisting control to install belts in confined hard to reach areas
  • Durable tool provides extra control and reach during serpentine belt installation
Bestseller No. 6
Lisle 59000 Ratcheting Serpentine Belt Tool
  • Ratcheting head with freewheel position allows maximum leverage
  • Comes with extension for hard-to-reach idler pulleys
  • Now includes 19mm socket for Honda and Toyota applications
  • This tool will work where conventional ratchets or breaker bars won't fit due to limited access
  • Set ratcheting head to the middle or neutral/freewheel position and once maximum travel point is reached simply click lever into place to lock the ratchet mechanism
Bestseller No. 7
AHHON1419 For Honda Serpentine Belt Wrench Serpentine Belt Tensioner Tool For Honda Acura 2004-2007 CR-V Civics, Etc.
  • APPLICATION -- Works on most Honda applications. Known applications Honda Accord 2004-2007, 2006 and newer Civic, 2007 2012 CR-V, Honda Odyssey 2006, Pontiac Vibe, 2.5 Litre BL Mazda 3, Honda Pilot and more.
  • BENEFIT -- The angle on the ends allows you to put slide belt on to tensioner pulley rather than force it over alternator. Provide huge amount of leverage! Slow and steady pressure is the best way to relieve tension on these belts
  • MATERIAL -- Corrosion-resistant & Durable Steel construction with extreme anti-wear property.
  • NICE DESIGN -- Lightweight and slim design. Equipped with 14mm and 19mm, 12 point securing sockets. 25 long for HUGE amount of leverage.
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEE -- No questions asked money back guarantee with 15 months warranty. No worry about buying!
Bestseller No. 8
GEARWRENCH 15 Pc. Serpentine Belt Tool Set with Locking Flex Head Ratcheting Wrench - 89000
  • Patented tool combines the innovation of a gear wrench ratcheting wrench with the requirements of the serpentine belt removal tool to provide the professional with the best possible combination
  • Color: Black
  • Manufactured in Taiwan
Bestseller No. 9
OEMTOOLS 24687 Serpentine Belt Tool
  • Designed with a Long, 3/8 In. Square Drive Handle for Jobs Requiring Extra Leverage
  • 4 Shallow Sockets, Sizes: 13, 15, 16 and 18 mm
  • Includes 1/2" and 3/8" Square Drive Adapters
  • It Provides the Required Leverage and Clearance to Release the Spring Pressure and Remove the Tensioner Pulley
Bestseller No. 10

Last update on 2019-10-14 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last update on 2019-10-14 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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