You don't. The 2001 Lincoln Continental does not have a timing belt it has a chain. The cam is driven by a chain that requires no maintenance.
Draw a scetch of the belt path first first. Remove the 4 bolt pully that will not allow the removal of the belt. Install new belt and replace pully.
turn belt tensioner clockwise to loosen there is a special tool you can get as loaner tool
The belt tensioner should have a single mounting bolt. After removing the serpentine belt, the bolt can be removed to take the tensioner off.
On a 1997 Lincoln Continental : The Gates website only lists one part number for the serpentine belt
Here is the link: http://www.oemwire.com/Help_Pages/Replace_Serpentine_Belt_2001_Lincoln_Continental
The 1998 Lincoln Continental belt tensioner assembly is held in place by three retaining bolts. Remove the retaining bolts. The belt tensioner will come off.
There is a diagram on the hood, to remove the belt look to the left behind the strut tower. There is a tentioner there and you release the tention by moving it with a wrench or socket.
Lincoln is havn`t timing belt,there only chain :-)
How to remove and install the serpentine belt on 1991 Chevy Blazer with AC?
they have electric fans
LET ENGINE COOL LOOSEN TOP @ BOTTOM BOLTS SLIDE INWARD UNPLUG WIRES LOOSEN BELT REMOVE
www.techcapri.com has instructions on this.
Here is the link with the answer: http://www.oemwire.com/Help_Pages/Replace_Serpentine_Belt_2001_Lincoln_Continental
you replace the spring tensioner or the belt because there are no adjustments.
Look ontop the radiator front middle. there should be a diagram sticker there.
The 1991 Honda Prelude has an interference engine. If the belt breaks serious engine damage will occur. Replace the belt at 90,000 miles. As the water pump is driven by the same belt, also replace the pump at the same time to avoid future labor costs.
Does the power steering and a/c compressor use a common belt? Belt may be slipping or glazed
the head will need to come off, thread the belt through and, and tilt the head so that you can slide the belt on
Should have spring loaded automatic belt tensioner--if not working may be defective
Need a diagram to set the timing Mitsubishi 1991 pu
If it's like the 94 there is a diagram on cover plate for over the fan. The tensioner is in the back and should be loosened to remove the belt.
How do I put a alternotor belt on a 1991 Acura Legend
every 60 k miles