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How To Remove & Install Fox Body Pulleys | 79-93 Mustang

Last Updated 10/9/2020 by Taylor Ward

Check out 5.0 Resto's Fox Body pulley removal and installation steps! This applies to 1979-93 Mustangs and they are sure to make it as easy as possible!

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In this article we will be covering the removal and installation of the factory water pump, crank, and alternator pulleys.


Removal | Installation

  1. Start by disconnecting the negative battery cable.
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  3. With the belt still installed, loosen, but do not remove the crank and water pump pulley bolts.
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  5. Remove the serpentine belt by rotating the tensioner counter-clockwise.
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  7. Remove the bolts from the water pump.
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  9. Remove the fan from the pilot on the water pump and leave it sitting within the shroud. Remove the water pump and crank pulleys.
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  11. To gain access to the alternator, pull back the upper radiator hose and strap this out of the way if needed.
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  13. Remove the alternator mounting bolts. Lift the alternator out of the bracket to easily access the pulley. Using an impact, loosen and remove the nut and washer.
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  15. Remove the stock pulley and install the new pulley. Re-use the stock nut and/or washer or replace them if needed.
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  17. Re-install the alternator and mounting bolts. Fully tighten the bolts.
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  19. Install the new water pump pulley and the fan. Loosely tighten the hardware.
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  21. Install the crank pulley and loosely tighten the hardware.
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  23. Use this time to inspect the serpentine belt. Check for obvious flaws or cracks and replace the belt if needed.
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  25. Reinstall the serpentine belt. Rotate the tensioner and verify that the belt is properly positioned onto each pulley.
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  27. With the serpentine belt installed, fully tighten the water pump and crank pulley retaining bolts.
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  29. Reconnect the negative battery cable and you're all done!


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How To Remove & Install Pulleys On Your Fox Body Mustang (79-93)

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Published on 2020-10-05
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